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Normally it's not too hard, most are placed under the passenger side dash and held on by about 3 bolts or sometimes rivets, with 1 connector for the blower and depending the model, 1 connector for the resistor.
It might require some Cirque du Soleil acrobatics to get in the position to take it off, but it's a fairly easy diy fix.

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Want to change fan on blower heater


Removal

  1. Remove wiper arms.
  2. Remove cowl panel.
  3. Disconnect blower motor electrical connector and vent tube.
  4. Remove blower motor retaining screws.


  1. Remove fan retaining nut from blower shaft through plenum opening while holding the fan from the engine compartment.
  2. Remove fan from blower motor while removing blower motor from vehicle.
Installation

  1. Hold fan through plenum opening.
  2. Install blower motor to vehicle while installing fan to blower motor.
  3. Install fan retaining nut to blower motor shaft through plenum opening.
  4. Install blower motor retaining screws.
  5. Connect electrical connector and vent tube.
  6. Install cowl panel.
  7. Install wiper arms.

Aug 13, 2013 | 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

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01 grand.prix ac fan switch only works on high. has a duel temp controller when you turn fan off the only way fan comes back on is to move the temp controller levers


Hi!!
When the Blower Motor Resistor (controls blower speeds) goes bad, the blower motor works only on HIGH SPEED. REPLACE IT.
BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR Removal & Installation
  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Remove right lower instrument panel insulator panel.
  • Disconnect blower resistor connector located behind right side of dash.
  • Remove blower resistor screws and blower resistor.
To install, reverse removal procedure
Good Luck!! A HELPFUL - 4 THUMBS - rating for this solution would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for using FixYa!!

Feb 18, 2011 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

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Blower motor sounds like it is going to stop. how hard is it to replace?


here are the instructions for fan blower removal. remove lower right dash insulator panel from under glove box. slide the body control module aside for access to the blower motor.( bcm ). remove the 3 screws that hold it in. pull the blower motor and fan straight down and dis connect electrical connector. if replacing blower motor, remove fan to put on new motor. 99 olds cutlass, have a good day !! just take your time and it is not that hard.

Jan 22, 2011 | 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass

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Where is the blower motor? heater in car dosent blow. not under hood, cant get through glover compartment.


This work for 1998 Buick Century 3.1L SFI OHV 6cyl; the blower motor is a variable speed motor. The higher the voltage applied to the motor, the faster the speed. Depending on the HVAC (Heater Ventilation Air Conditioning) option installed in the vehicle, blower speed control could be through a set of resistors or through a solid-state blower motor control module.

In general, this system is reliable. Because so many of the control operations are electronic, special diagnostic equipment really should be used for system diagnostics and check-out. An authorized technician using a scan tool can most quickly locate HVAC problems.

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Fig. Typical behind-the-instrument panel view of HVAC related components. Depending on the HVAC option, not all components are used on all vehicles (click for zoom)

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Fig. Typical HVAC operation schematic

An inoperative blower motor could be caused by the following:

* Blown fuse(s). The fuse should be replaced. There may be both a LOW BLOWER and HIGH BLOWER fuse. Some models may also call it the HVAC fuse. Even the RADIO fuse is used in some applications. Check them all. If a fuse is blown there may be a short to ground in one of the power supply circuits.
* Open Circuit. Check the circuit between the ignition switch and the blower motor, and the blower motor ground circuit. Repair as necessary. * Faulty blower switch. A faulty blower switch should be replaced. * Most heater blower circuits also include a blower motor relay (look in the underdash convenience center), as well as a blow motor resistor. These items should be checked especially if the blower runs in one or two speeds, but not all speeds selected.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. The blower motor is located on the passenger side of the vehicle, under the instrument panel. Remove the right side sound insulator (trim panel) by removing the retainers and disconnecting the courtesy lamp.
  3. Detach the blower motor electrical connector. Some applications may have cooling hose to the motor which should be disconnected.
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Fig. Blower motor and fan assembly removal

  1. Unfasten the blower motor mounting screws, then remove the blower motor from the vehicle.
  2. If the blower motor fan (also called a 'squirrel cage') must be replaced, use the following procedure:
NOTE Do not hammer on the motor to remove or install the fan. Do not apply force to the motor housing to seat the fan on the motor, or motor/shaft bearing damage could result. Do not apply pressure to the fan rim. Be sure the correct replacement part is used.
  1. Remove the metal star clip retaining the fan cage to the motor shaft.
  2. Remove the fan by pulling straight out.
To install:
  1. If removed, install the blower motor fan, as follows:
    1. Install the replacement fan cage onto the motor shaft.
    2. Adjust the fan cage to get a clearance of 0.30 inch (7.5mm) to the motor mount plate.
  2. Install the remaining components in the reverse of the removal procedure. Make sure the electrical connection is secure. Tighten the motor screws to 14 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  3. Connect the negative battery cable, then test the blower motor for proper operations


I hope this helps (remember to rate and comment this answer).

Nov 17, 2010 | 1998 Buick Century

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My 1988 Ford Tempo's heater fan is not working. I can feel heat at the windshield vents,but the fan wont come on. I have jumped the fan speed switch with a paper clip--and blew a fuse--and checked the...


your circuit is simple--I will paste it below. suspect the blower has shorted and caused the switch to burn up. remove the blower and hotwire it to the battery to see if it works. If not, replace the blower. Then run continuity tests on the swoitch and replace switch if bad. If you have questions, please let me know. Here is procedure for taking blower out:


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION With Air Conditioning

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the glove compartment door and glove compartment by removing the retaining screws and bolts. Push the sides of the glove box in to free the drawer from dash panel.
  3. Loosen the instrument panel at the lower right hand of the glove compartment opening. This is on it necessary if the panel is in the way of the motor housing.
  4. Remove the retaining screws securing the ducting around the blower motor.
  5. Remove the clip securing the blower motor fan blade to the motor arm. Remove the fan blade from the motor.
  6. Remove the blower motor mounting plate from the evaporator case by unscrewing the retaining screws.
  7. Rotate the motor until the mounting plate clears the edge of the glove compartment opening and remove the motor.
  8. Remove the wire harness from the rear of the motor.
  9. Inspect the fan blade for broken edges or cracks. Replace if needed.

To install:
  1. Connect the wire harness to the rear of the blower motor.
  2. Install the motor into the case and secure with the retaining screws.
  3. Position and fasten the fan blade to the blower motor arm. Secure with the clip.
  4. Secure the blower motor outer housing to the duct assembly with the retaining screws.
  5. Install the instrument panel at the lower right hand side if removed earlier.
  6. Install the glove compartment door and glove compartment.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8. Run blower motors to make the motor works correctly.
Without Air Conditioning
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the right ventilator assembly.
  3. Remove the hub clamp spring from the blower wheel hub. Pull the blower wheel from the blower motor shaft.
  4. Remove the blower motor flange attaching screws located inside the blower housing.
  5. Pull the blower motor out from the blower housing (heater case) and disconnect the blower motor wires from the motor.

To install:
  1. Connect the wires to the blower motor and position the motor in the blower housing.
  2. Install the blower motor attaching screws.
  3. Position the blower wheel on the motor shaft and install the hub clamp spring.
  4. Install the air inlet duct assembly and the right ventilator assembly.
  5. Connect negative battery cab
  6. Check the system for proper operation.

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Oct 21, 2010 | 1988 Ford Tempo

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How to replace a blower motor on a 99 oldsmobile cutlass


remove lower right dash insulator panal from beneath glove box. slide bcm aside to get to blower. remove the three screws holding the blower motor, pull blower and fan straight out. remove fan from old blower if replacing with a new motor. good-luck!!

Jul 17, 2010 | 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass

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Replace blower fan relay


You need to replace the blower resistor. In should be in the blower housing under the hood.

Jun 19, 2010 | 1992 Cadillac DeVille

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  1. Remove right side scuff plate.
  2. Pull back carpet.
  3. Disconnect blower motor wiring connector.
  4. Remove blower motor retaining screws, and lower blower motor assembly from unit housing.

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