I have tested the blower motor resistor both voltmeter and test light and it discharges as expected when cycling speeds on the knob. Use pliers to turn the clip so that the wire can be removed. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our. Sent from my 9-3 Somebody told me I can check to see if my blower motor is bad or if it's an electronic piece by pushing and holding two buttons on my climate control. The screw going into the blower motor is in a deep recess making it tough to see.
There was a pretty good amount of corrosion on it- another thing is I had water intrusion several times in the past in my passenger floorboard. What do I have to push and hold to see if a code pops up? Hopefully I have no more blower problems. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund. Generally speaking, you will want a ball head Torx driver in T20 size and a battery powered headlamp for this job. If you notice the climate control is not adequately blowing air through the vents this may be an indication of a blower motor issue. Our car had only one screw but I saw the duct actually had a second screw mounting tab so yours may have two.
Just tug gently and it will come free. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund. Some of these are tough to access, look at your new blower assembly to know where they are located. However, the original variable speed controller unit does not fit back onto my new blower motor Valeo. The blower didnt give me an indication it was going bad. .
Unclip these and blower will drop free, rotate it around so that it falls free and into the footwell. I managed to remove my blower motor relatively easily. If you would like to return an item or have questions about the process, please and one of our customer service experts will be happy to help. I cut the wires from the spade connectors and the plug and spliced in longer wire and put on new crimp connectors problem solved Oct 05, 2008. If the fan kept blowing even after you removed the fuse, my first guess would be somewhere under the hood in a relay, or the key switch. If the blower works on some settings but not others, check your blower motor regulator as well. This information is only a summary.
The fan is located in the middle under the windsheild. The wire is angled at the end and locked by a clip. At times it will not work at all, at times it works fine for a few seconds or minutes, and other times it strains cyclically between fast speed and low speed when not changing speed setting. Not really the true solution, but it worked for my 25 year old car at the time. However, the original variable speed controller unit does not fit back onto my new blower motor Valeo.
You may need to do one more step, cut your own opening, if there are obvious markings where to do this. Sent from my 9-3With a 2005 I'm afraid the infotainment system in your Saab is as useless as mine. Time to break out the meter and check for voltage. I managed to remove my blower motor relatively easily. Many thanks Ian I believe the part pictured in the link above is what you require.
With a 2005 I'm afraid the infotainment system in your Saab is as useless as mine. The complete list of instruction are too many to list here. The motor doesn't squeak but there is still smooth resistance when spinning by hand- not sure if it should free spin or not- it doesn't. Do you have any advice what I need to do in this situation? This part generally fits Saab vehicles and includes models such as 9-3 with the trims of 2. I have no idea where to go from here.
I have read that Valeo is the original manufacturer of the Saab branded blowers so they are as good as buying the Saab brand - better since they usually cost much less! Jun 11, 2012 The blower motor is located behind the firewall in the engine compartment. This information is only a summary. Heaven help anyone who buys one of those. Connections all look good between components. Common problems with the blower motor manifest themselves as bearing failure and loud noises, or completely quitting.