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How to Replace Heater Fan Control Switch 90-96 Honda Accord

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How to Replace Heater Fan Control Switch 90-96 Honda Accord

Created on: 2010-09-22

Watch this video to learn how to replace a broken or shorted out fan blower motor switch in a 90-96 Honda Accord.

  1. step 1 :Remove the dash panel
    • Use a flatblade screwdriver to pry out the three little switch panels.
    • Unplug the wiring harness.
    • Unscrew the two Phillips screws hiding in the switch panel cavities.
    • Remove the two Phillips screws above the speedometer and tachometer.
    • Pry out the dash panel.
    • Unplug all the wiring harnesses and unscrew one last screw to unclip the fan cable and remove the panel completely.
  2. step 2 :Remove and replace the fan control switch
    • Unscrew the fan control switch.
    • Mount in the new switch and screw in using your Phillips screwdriver.
  3. step 3 :Reinstall the dash panel
    • Clip the fan cable back in place and screw in the little clip screw to secure it.
    • Plug in all the wiring harness connections.
    • Mount the dash panel into place, making sure to thread the little switch panel harness connectors through their respective holes.
    • Screw in the four Phillips screws, two in the switch panel cavities and the two above the tachometer and speedometer.
    • Plug in the little switch panels and clip them into place.

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

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Brought to you by 1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the internet. Hi, I'm Mike Green. I'm one of the owners of 1AAuto. I want to help you save time and money repairing or maintaining your vehicle. I'm going to use my 20 plus years experience restoring and repairing cars and trucks like this to show you the correct way to install parts form 1AAuto.com. The rights parts installed correctly, that's going to save you time and money. Thank you and enjoy the video. In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the fan blower switch on this '95 Accord, same as any '94 to '97 Accord and similar to other Honda models.

Tools you'll need are a small, regular screw driver and both a short and a regular Phillips screw driver. No need to remove this entire panel. It's actually quite easy. There are three switches you have to pull out and you do that by either a small screw driver, put it underneath, and pry out. They usually have little fun toggles here and over here. Now, in behind your defrost switch, you can see there's a little screw hole right there. This is the dash that have been pulled apart and broken but there's probably a Phillips screw you need to take out of there, and then there's also one, you can see the Phillips screw right there. You need to remove those two screws. Obviously on this car, just going to be removing to one.

Next, you'll need a short screw driver and this car has two Phillips screws. They may be Torx screws; they may be something a little different. Not sure but like I said on this car, it's Phillips screws and they're right up under here. Then once the screws are removed, you just carefully there are clips all along here so you pull out. You can pull this down after you screw them out. When you pull this out, you're going to reach in behind and there's two connectors. They both have I think you press and you pull out, press and pull out. You take your Phillips screw driver again. There's a screw right here that you remove when a clip comes along with it. Okay, then you take this cable up, out, around and up. Then you hold some of these off.

How to change your fan control switch, you're going to flip it over and there's two screws right here. Then once you remove those screws, the switch just pulls right out and obviously they'll fill when the knob pulls off. Okay. Here we got a switch, new switch from 1aauto. New switch is going to bolt in there just the same. You can only put the switch in one way. The rounded edge here goes close to where this is. Put those screws and snug and you're all set. Then now, you can put this back together.

Let's start by putting this cable back on. Okay. We ended up around this way first. Slide it on and then pull it around and push it in. Then your little clip and screw here. Okay. Now, you want to make sure you reconnect your wires. This one, you want to go up and over the cable and then connect it, kind of slide it in there. Make sure you can see the harnesses; pull those through for these three switches. Okay. Then, push the panel in. Okay. I've got one screw here because my car's a little messed up but you want to install this crew. Then this one over here, your two upper screws, push that a little bit. Defrost switch, plug in, push in. Your instrument panel dimmer switch, plug in, push in. Then your cruise and moon roof switch, if you have the moon roof and you're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

1990 - 1996  Honda  Accord
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