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How to Replace Heater Blower Motor with Fan Cage 98-02 Lincoln Town Car

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  1. step : Remove the AC Fan Blower Motor (0:54)
    • Move the windshield wiper fluid reservoir by unbolting the 8 mm bolt.
    • Disconnect the wiring harness connection from the blower motor
    • Unbolt the inner fender to push it out of the way.
    • Remove the blower motor by unbolting the 8 mm bolts.
    • Pull the blower motor out and pull off the rubber boot from the wiring harness.
  2. step : Install the new AC Fan Blower Motor (3:40)
    • Thread the rubber boot onto the wiring of the new blower motor
    • Bolt the blower motor into the vehicle.
    • Secure the inner fender by replacing the 8 mm bolt.
    • Bolt the windshield wiper reservoir back in.

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In this video we're going to show you how to replace the heater in the A/C blower motor on this 2000 Lincoln town car, same as any '98 to '02. Tools you'll need are an 8-millimeter socket with a ratchet and extension. My vehicle did have a 10-millimeter bolt on it as well but I don't think that that was original. Start out by moving your washer bottle. This is an 8-millimeter bolt here; remove that. I'm using a ratchet extension 8-millimeter socket. As you can see, my inner fender's broken so actually I'm just going to pull this right out. Hopefully yours comes out a little easier. I'm just going to move my water bottle right over here. Now you can see we have pretty easy access to the fan motor. Your lead is right here. Just pull back on a tab here. Disconnect the lead. Pull this tube down. You can see there's a bolt there, a bolt there. There is a bolt down further on most cars. Mine is missing; it looks like this has probably been replaced before and I'll show you how to get to that.

Right up underneath there's an 8-millimeter bolt right here. You want to remove that. I'm just going to go up in there with my 8-millimeter socket and my ratchet. We'll just fast forward through that. Okay, get that bolt out. Now what you want to do is kind of lift up on your inner fender and move it over a little bit. Now you can see your fender's not on that lip so you can push it down. Most likely what I would do is if that bolt was still down there, I'd push down on my fender and then it's possible to reach down in there and get it. Since I don't have it, I'm going to move this 8-millimeter bolt. I'm pretty sure that they should be all 8-millimeter, although my car has a 10-millimeter bolt there, which is probably because this was replaced already and somebody lost the correct bolts.

For this bolt I switch to a 10-millimeter socket and a extension and ratchet and we'll speed it up. Now what you're going to do is push the fender down and pull your fan up and out. New assembly from 1A Auto is just like the old one. I'm just going to remove this tube and swap it over. Then go back the same way. I push my fender down and get it in. Put the fender back up. Pull the fender up with your hands and get it back in place. This bolt here... this bolt over here. Let me tighten this bolt. Put my lead back in. This is screwed back on. Move that wiring back. There's a little tab where the washer bottle goes into on the fender. Make sure that goes in. This, I'm just going to kind of stuff down in there because it's broken, which you would obviously want to bolt yours in. Now take our bolt, tighten it in, and tighten it up. We're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

1998 - 2002  Lincoln  Town Car

1998-02 Lincoln Town Car Heater Blower Motor & Fan

1998-02 Lincoln Town Car Heater Blower Motor with Fan Cage DIY Solutions

This part replaces:

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  • Hollander 615-00565B
  • TYC 700031
  • DEPO 331-58001-000
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