Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

Blower Motor

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Removal & Installation



The rear blower motor is used only on models with the optional rear heater-A/C unit. The blower motor can be removed without removing the rear heater-A/C unit from the vehicle.

  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Remove the cover from the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  5. Remove the vertical duct from the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  7. Remove the horizontal duct from the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  9. Remove the upper housing from the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  11. Remove the three screws that secure the blower motor mounting plate to the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing.
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  13. Remove the blower motor assembly from the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing.
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  15. Remove the retainer clip from the hub of the blower wheel.
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  17. Remove the wheel from the blower motor shaft.
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To install:

  1. Press the hub of the blower wheel onto the blower motor shaft. Be sure the flat on the blower motor shaft is indexed to the flat on the inside of the hub.
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  3. Install the retainer clip over the blower wheel hub. The ears of the retainer clip must be indexed over the flats on the blower motor shaft and blower wheel hub.
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  5. Position the rubber seal and isolator unit to the blower motor mounting plate.
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  7. Position the blower motor and seal to the three mounting bosses on the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing and press the isolators over the mounting bosses.
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  9. Secure the blower motor mounting plate to the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing with the three mounting screws. Tighten the mounting screws to 20 inch lbs. (2.2 Nm).
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  11. Reinstall the upper housing onto the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  13. Reinstall the horizontal duct to the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  15. Reinstall the vertical duct to the rear heater-A/C unit.
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  17. Reinstall the cover to the rear heater-A/C unit.. Connect the battery negative cable.
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