Heater motor/fan - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Open the bonnet, disconnect the battery and pull off the rubber seal which seals the air inlet duct to the bonnet lid when the lid is closed.

2 Prise off the five spring clips from the plenum chamber cover and detach the cover at the front.

3 Disconnect the wiring harness multi-plug, and the earth lead at its body connection adjacent to the heater pipe stub cover plate on the engine compartment bulkhead.

4 Unscrew and remove the fan housing mounting nuts and lift the housing from the engine compartment (see illustration).

13.4 Heater motor/fan assembly - viewed with cover removed
13.4 Heater motor/fan assembly - viewed with cover removed

5 Insert the blade of a screwdriver and prise off the securing clips so that the fan covers can be removed (see illustration).

13.5 Prising off a heater fan cover clip
13.5 Prising off a heater fan cover clip

6 Remove the resistor and lift out the motor/fan assembly.

Refitting
7 Reassembly and refitting are reversals of dismantling and removal.

    See also:

    Loudspeakers - removal and refitting
    1 Disconnect the battery earth lead. Facia panel-mounted speakers Upper 2 Prise the speaker grille from its four retaining clips in the facia using a thin-bladed screwdriver. 3 Remove the four s ...

    Safety restraints
    Safety restraints precautions Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug and low across the hips. To reduce the risk of injury, make sure children sit where they can ...

    Spark plug renewal (Every 12 000 miles or 12 months)
    The procedure is as described for RS Turbo models in Section 15. ...