Volkswagen Air-Cooled 1970-1981 Repair Guide

Heater Blower

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Type 2 Through 1979, and Type 4



The heater blower is located above the engine.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Loosen the two clamps and disconnect the warm air hoses from the blower.
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  5. Disconnect and mark the blower motor electrical connections and remove the blower housing retaining screws or nuts.
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  7. Remove the blower housing.
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  9. To remove the blower motor and fan from the housing, remove the three screws in the blower end plate and remove the assembly. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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1980 Type 2

The heater fan assembly unbolts from the back of the alternator.

 
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