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Maytag Insignia Motor assembly install

Nothing could be easier to install. The motor and blower come as one unit and the motor has a quick connect. No wiring ness. To swap the motor assembly you must pop the top and remove the front panel. Then you must remove the drum. The dryer has no access port to the rear on some models.
Unplug the motor quick connect and remove 2 screws holding down the assembly to the base of the dryer. Then remove the motor assembly. Clean it up and install the new motor assembly. Oil the rollers and idler and re install the drum and belt. It is better to have the dryer sitting on a work bench or tailgate to reinstall the belt. Some folks say they can do it with one hand. I use both hands and have scratches on both arms a result. So be careful.

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FEBO fireplace, GW2078 anyone have a website or number????


Not a solution, but a problem. I bought a 2078 from Big Lots 2mo. ago. Friday night, nothing. Checked plugin breakers, etc. Finally disaasmblrd the entire thing and checked every led,circuit, etc, and found nothing out of place or burnt. Now What? Taking it back to Big Lots today in a million pieces. Hope they can take a joke. Really like the outfit but need it to work.

Sep 19, 2011 | Heating & Cooling

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I have a 1992 honda accord LX and my blower motor doesnt work and hasn't since i got the car about 2 months ago. It came with the new blower motor but I dont know how to put it in or take the old one out. i really need to get this fixed quick it is starting to get cold I am going to need heat. Does any one know how to fix this problem? If so could you please help me!!!!! thank you~Joe


From autozone.com:

1990-93 Accord
See Figures 2, 3 and 4
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
If so equipped, disable the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS).
Remove the glove box.Remove the glove box frame (lower support)


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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the glove box and frame

If not equipped with air conditioning:
Remove the three screws and remove the heater duct.
Remove the blower mounting nuts.
Unplug the wiring from the blower motor, resistor and recirculation control motor, then remove the blower assembly.

If equipped with air conditioning:
Lift the carpet in the passenger compartment.
Remove the side cover (kick panel).
Remove the control unit bracket nuts; unplug the five connectors and remove the control unit bracket.
Remove the retaining band, then remove the blower lower covers. Do not break the tabs on the lower covers.
Remove the retaining nuts and remove the blower assembly.

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Fig. Fig. 3: Air conditioned models require the removal of the control unit. Handle it carefully



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Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the lower covers from the blower unit

To install:
Install the blower unit and tighten the retaining nuts.
On air conditioned vehicles:
Install the lower covers and the retaining band.
Install the control unit bracket and carefully engage the wiring connectors to their proper location.
Install the kick panel and reposition the carpet. Connect the wiring to the blower assembly.

For non-air conditioned vehicles, install the air duct and tighten the screws.
Install the glove box frame and install the glove box. Note that some of trim on the frame is held with 2-sided tape; replace the tape when reassembling as necessary.If applicable, enable the SRS.Connect the negative battery cable.

Aug 22, 2017 | 1992 Honda Accord

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Installing blower motor in '91 toronado trofeo


Removed the cross bar above blower (4 nuts 1/2"). And also removed the black bar connected to the motor (2 nuts 1/2").

Jan 06, 2010 | 1991 Oldsmobile Toronado

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replace heater blower motor 96 neon


With Air Conditioning
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the right side scuff plate.
  3. Pull back the carpet from the passenger's side floor.
WARNING Be careful not to cut into the blower motor wiring!

  1. Use a suitable utility knife to cut the wheel housing silencer in line with the blower motor wiring.
  2. Detach the blower motor electrical connector.
  3. For right-hand drive vehicles, remove the motor cover.
  4. Unfasten the three blower motor retaining screws, then lower the blower motor assembly from the unit housing.

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The blower motor assembly is located under the passenger's side dash panel


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Blower motor mounting and location of the retaining screws and wiring-vehicles with A/C

To install:
  1. Raise the blower motor into position in the unit housing and secure with the three retaining screws.
  2. If removed, install the motor cover.
  3. Attach the blower motor electrical connector.
  4. Use tape to secure the silencer into position.
  5. Reposition the passenger's side floor carpeting.
  6. Install the right side scuff plate.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

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