New Heater Blower Fitting

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New Heater Blower Fitting

Post by teenspirit7 » Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:49 pm

Hi,

I've come a bit stuck trying to replace my heater blower.

I'm planning to take it out via the bonnet (rain tray). To remove the front wiper motor do I need to first remove the wiper arms? I've removed the nuts but it won't budge.

I've been trying to follow eefy's guide but just can't remove the motor.

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Re: New Heater Blower Fitting

Post by eefy » Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:15 pm

yeah you'll need to wiper arms, once the bolts off it should pull off, the wiper arm is connected with a spline joint, this might just be bumped up and may need some persuasion. Some light tapping with a hammer may help. Once there off the whole wiper motor needs to be removed, the raintray on the passenger side is widened to allow this.

the heater motor then needs to be split in two, its a bit fiddle to get it our in 2 parts but it will some out again on the passenger side.

Goodluck

Heath


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Re: New Heater Blower Fitting

Post by teenspirit7 » Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:57 pm

Thanks for the help. Managed to get it fixed! Now I'll actually be able to see out of the windscreen.



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Re: New Heater Blower Fitting

Post by eefy » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:05 am

Glad its all sorted :)


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Re: New Heater Blower Fitting

Post by C 20 CCO » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:56 am

Glad you fixed it..................................

It may help to put a tiny amount of copper grease on the spline before refitting the wiper arms; not too much but enough to help make it easier to remove next time. The splines get furred up over a long period of time and can be difficult to remove unless you have a set a arm pullers.


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