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Old 10-25-2000, 10:00 PM
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Has anyone ever changed the Climate Control blower motor in an '80 300D? Mine just went out, just in time for winter. Is this a monster job that is better left to the pros or can a better than average mechanic do it? I have changed 3 in Volvos so I have an idea that it will be as bad or worse. Thanks for the reply.
(I fat-fingered the subject. It really should be 300D not 330D. At least I got your attention )

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Old 10-25-2000, 10:50 PM
Wm. Lewallen
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This is a fairly easy job.Remove the panel above the passenger side feet and you can see the three screws holding the blower.This one is easy; you should try changing one on a 114/115 chassis;WOW. The blower assembly is right expensive, but don't despair. You can do it. good luck.
Bill Lewallen Lexington,Ky.
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Old 10-26-2000, 08:30 AM
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Herb, I hope the passenger side panel in your 300D comes off easier than in my 300SD. See my post about 10 down...

Bill, or anyone, if there is a trick to removing the panel, I'm all ears.

Good luck

BCingU, Jim

'96 E300D 60k mi (wife's daily ride)
'95 Audi 90 120k mi
'92 GMC Suburban 139k mi
'85 300SD 234k mi (my daily ride)
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Old 10-26-2000, 10:51 AM
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I once had a '77 240D in which the blower motor went out. I was so broke that instead of replacing it, I removed it, tore it apart, and replaced the brushes on the electric motor. Worked great, and was not too terribly difficult.

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