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Blower motor question

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#1 LeakingOil


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Posted 07 April 2004 - 08:11 PM

(Also posted on XT6.net)

My blower motor just crapped out! Took it apart and one of the little brushes was totally gone, wore down right to the wire. Now the question:
Can I replace them myself of do I have to take it somewhere to have it done? If I can do it myself...where do i pur chase the brushes? Need to have my A/C for summer and heat for when it gets nipply out! Any help is greatly appreciated!


#2 Partsman


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Posted 07 April 2004 - 08:55 PM

My motor was exactly the same - was running on the wire instead of the brush! I suppose you could replace the brushes, but it looked like a bi**h to put back together and I wasn't sure where to get brushes anymore, so I replaced the unit. The NAPA new one is $59.99 over the counter - part# 655-1617. However, I'm cheap (even though I get the employee discount) so I got a JY unit from a 93 loyale with 78k on the odometer for $20.

#3 LeakingOil


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Posted 07 April 2004 - 10:45 PM

Thanks for the info.! Hopefully I can get to the yard before the Godsmack show <I like to tinker so I'm still ganna search for the brushes>


#4 Dennis ex24

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Posted 08 April 2004 - 02:16 PM


go grab one out of any everyday loyale/gl/dl/xt at the yard and toss it in there. any of them will work in your xt6.

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