PT Cruiser, 2001 - 2005

Blower Motor

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Removal & Installation



The blower motor is located on the bottom right side of the HVAC housing. The blower motor can be removed from the vehicle without having to remove the HVAC housing.

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Fig. Blower motor location

With Air Conditioning
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the passenger side door sill scuff plate.
  4.  
  5. Pull back the carpet to access the blower motor.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the blower motor wire harness connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the screws that secure the blower motor to the HVAC housing.
  10.  
  11. Remove the blower motor from the HVAC housing.

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    Fig. Blower motor removal-with or without air conditioning

  12.  

To install:

  1. Position the blower motor into the HVAC housing.
  2.  
  3. Install the blower motor retaining screws. Tighten the screws to 20 inch lbs. (2.3 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the blower motor wire harness connector.
  6.  
  7. Reposition the carpet.
  8.  
  9. Install the door sill scuff plate.
  10.  
  11. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

Without Air Conditioning
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the blower motor wire harness connector.
  4.  
  5. Grasp the blower motor while pulling down on the locking tab. Turn the blower motor approximately 1 / 8 turn counterclockwise.
  6.  
  7. Remove the blower motor from the HVAC housing.

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    Fig. Blower motor removal-with or without air conditioning

  8.  

To install:

  1. Position the blower motor into the housing.
  2.  
  3. Rotate the blower motor clockwise until the tab snaps into the locked position, approximately 1 / 8 turn.
  4.  
  5. Connect the blower motor wire harness connector.
  6.  
  7. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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