Ford Escort Manual

Heater motor/fan - removal and refitting
Cooling, heating and ventilation systems / Heater motor/fan - removal and refitting


Removal
1 Open the bonnet, disconnect the battery and pull off the rubber seal which seals the air inlet duct to the bonnet lid when the lid is closed.

2 Prise off the five spring clips from the plenum chamber cover and detach the cover at the front.

3 Disconnect the wiring harness multi-plug, and the earth lead at its body connection adjacent to the heater pipe stub cover plate on the engine compartment bulkhead.

4 Unscrew and remove the fan housing mounting nuts and lift the housing from the engine compartment (see illustration).

13.4 Heater motor/fan assembly - viewed with cover removed
13.4 Heater motor/fan assembly - viewed with cover removed

5 Insert the blade of a screwdriver and prise off the securing clips so that the fan covers can be removed (see illustration).

13.5 Prising off a heater fan cover clip
13.5 Prising off a heater fan cover clip

6 Remove the resistor and lift out the motor/fan assembly.

Refitting
7 Reassembly and refitting are reversals of dismantling and removal.


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