2001 Mercedes Benz SL500



March, 24, 2010 AT 3:46 PM

Heater problem
2001 Mercedes Benz SL500 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 141000 miles

I would appreciate instructions for replacing the blower motor in a 2001 mercedes s500. Thank you!

1 Answer



March, 25, 2010 AT 2:41 AM

Removing and Installing Blower Motor

Wiper system
remove. See: Wiper and Washer Systems Wiper Motor Service and Repair

Left and right water drain (80)
remove, 2 screws.

Center partition wall (81)
remove, 2 rivets, 2 screws.

Vacuum lines (a)

Housing (84)
remove, 8 screws, 1 rubber stopper.

Cover (86) and blower controller (N29)
remove by unclipping 6 clips (arrow).

Retaining strap (87)

Flat-blade connector at blower motor (M2)
detach and withdraw blower motor.

Install in the reverse order
ensuring that the blower motor is correctly inserted into the mounting bracket.

NOTE : Effective with 03/96 production, the overall dimensions of the blower motor have been changed. Special installation procedures are required. SEE SERVICE INFORMATION (TSB) P-SI-83.40/55 for installation instructions and further information

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