Common questions

How to replace a heater blower motor switch?

How to replace a heater blower motor switch?

Remove the nut that holds the switch to the dashboard with the appropriate sized deep well socket. You should be able to push the switch toward the inside of the dashboard and get it out where you can handle it. Step 4: Access the switch. Accessing the switch from behind can be very tricky. The older your car is, the easier this job will be.

What happens when you change the fuse on a heater blower?

If the fuse is blown, replace it and then try the blower. If the fuse blows right away, your car may have a bad blower motor or some other problem in the system. If the blower works when you change the fuse, you may not be out of the woods yet. When the motor gets old and tired it will draw more current through the wires than a new motor.

How do you remove a blower motor from a HVAC vent?

Going headfirst into the footwell with a flashlight, look up until you locate the blower motor. Locate the three to six bolts keeping it in place, and remove with sockets and ratchet. Chances are these will be metric-size bolts The blower motor assembly should slide out, allowing you to slip off the HVAC vent connections.

How do you replace a Murray blower motor?

Most Murray blower motors come with the plastic blower wheel included (as shown in the picture). Reinstall the motor into the climate control unit. Once it’s secure, reconnect the wires. Now, reconnect the negative battery terminal and start your vehicle to check the function of your new motor. Reattach the cover under the dash.

How much does it cost to replace a blower motor?

Motor type. Standard blower motors operate at a single speed and cost around $450 to replace, including parts and labor. Variable-speed motors cost $600 and up to replace.

How do you install a blower motor?

To install: Position the blower motor and install the mounting bolts. Attach the blower motor electrical connection. Connect the blower motor ventilation tube. Install the resistor and the glove box assembly. Install the right side instrument panel undercover panel. Connect the negative battery cable.

How much does an AC blower motor cost?

The costs to replace the furnace blower motor will depend on a few factors, including the type of blower motor required, the contractor you decide to hire and your geographical region. Based on these factors, the costs, including both parts and labor, can range anywhere from $250 to more than $500 for a standard single speed blower motor.

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Ruth Doyle