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Need to remove blower assembly to replace air mode control

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need to remove blower assembly to replace air mode control cable
JA: How long has this been an issue? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 90000 recent problem had repaired at dealer once but cable has failed again
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2008 scion xd 5 speed manual
JA: Are you fixing your xD yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes identified bad cable and ordered remove panels to see what needs to be done
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.


    1. Disconnect the connector and clamp.
    2. Remove the 3 screws and the blower motor.

      Fig 1: Locating Front Blower Motor Screws

      Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I need to remove the whole assembly, which includes the filter housing. I am trying to replace part(###) ###-####air mode control cable. I need to remove the housing to reach the connection point for the cable.

I can email you the repair manual. Click "enter contact info" below the chat window, then enter your email. I will send you the file as it is quite large.

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