WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-BAGS, DISABLE THE AIRBAG SYSTEM BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. DISCONNECT AND ISOLATE THE BATTERY NEGATIVE (GROUND) CABLE, THEN WAIT TWO MINUTES FOR THE AIRBAG SYSTEM CAPACITOR TO DISCHARGE BEFORE PERFORMING FURTHER DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. THIS IS THE ONLY SURE WAY TO DISABLE THE AIRBAG SYSTEM. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY .
Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
Blower Motor Resistor Block
Open the glove box door to gain access to the blower motor resistor block.
Pull out the lock on the blower motor resistor wire harness connector to unlock the connector latch.
Depress the latch on the blower motor resistor wire harness connector and disconnect the wire harness connector from the resistor block.
Remove the two screws that secure the blower motor resistor block to the HVAC housing.
Remove the blower motor resistor block from the HVAC housing.
Install the blower motor resistor block into the HVAC housing.
Install the two screws that secure the resistor block to the HVAC housing. Tighten the screws to 3.2 Nm (20 in. lbs.) .
Connect the wire harness connector to the blower motor resistor block.
Push in the lock on the blower motor resistor harness connector.
Close the glove box door.
Reconnect the negative battery cable.
Saturday, July 17th, 2010 AT 9:22 PM