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How to Replace Blower Motor with Fan Cage 05-08 Volkswagen Jetta

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How to Replace Blower Motor with Fan Cage 05-08 Volkswagen Jetta

Created on: 2015-02-25

Watch this video to learn how to fix your heat or A/C if the fan won't blow. The experts at 1A Auto show you how to replace the blower motor in your 05-13 Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, or Passat.

  1. step 1 :Removing the Blower Motor
    • Remove the screws from the insulation with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the foam pad
    • Pull down on the tab on the blower motor
    • Twist the motor out
    • Pull the blower motor down
    • Disconnect the wiring harness
  2. step 2 :Installing the Blower Motor
    • Connect the wiring harness
    • Insert the blower motor into place
    • Twist the blower motor into place
    • Clasp the tab on the blower motor
    • Put the insulation in place
    • Tighten the screws to the insulation

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

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In this video, we're going to replace the blower motor in this 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. The process is similar for this generation Jettas, as well as the Golf, and the Passat.

The blower motor is located behind the glove box. Go up underneath and there is a foam insulation or sound pad here. On this vehicle, you use a flat blade screwdriver and remove the two clips that hold it in place. Once the clips are removed, pull the pad down and out. The heater motor is up underneath. A little bit to the right, there's a tab that you pull down. I can probably pull it down with one hand, and then twist with the other. Pull down, twist, and then there's tabs that hold the motor in, so just twist right out. Then you want to pull on the air duct that has the holes in it, to the top of the screen, pull it back a little bit, and then pull the blower motor down. Then as it comes down a little bit it will probably get caught on the carpet a little bit, so reach up in there and pull it down the rest of the way.

Then your connection will vary depending on what options you have. This vehicle has automatic temperature control so there's two tabs on each side. Pry the tabs with the screwdriver and disconnect.

To reinstall, reconnect your new motor. Make sure it's secure, and then feed it up into place. You'll want to feed the cage up into the hole a little bit first, and then feed the side closer to the engine of the vehicle; feed that in first. You can feed it in actually a little too far at first, pull it back down, and then it goes up by that ducting. Then you need to line up tabs, and once you get it in twist it and lock it in place. Then reinstall the foam pad. Put it up into place. I usually put the side next to the glove box in first around those air duct holes. Then push the rest of it up and in around the edges. Then put the clips back in.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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