How do I Replace a Blower Heater on a 1993 Honda Accord?

Getting into your Honda Accord on a cold winter morning only to realize that you have no heat can be a disturbing and uncomfortable experience. Luckily, the solution may be as simple as replacing the blower motor on your heater. This is a straightforward job that you should be able to finish in under an hour, and all you will need are a few basic tools.

Things You'll Need

  • Screwdriver
  • Socket set
  • Open the hood and disconnect the negative cable from the battery.

  • Open the glove box and remove the screws under the storage compartment. Remove the screws from the glove box frame and lift the glove box out of the dashboard.

  • Turn the screws on the heater duct counterclockwise to remove the duct connecting the heater core to the blower unit.

  • Turn the nuts on the blower motor counterclockwise to remove the mounting nuts.

  • Remove all electrical connections going into the blower motor. These are usually wires attached to a harness that you simply pull out of the unit.

  • Install the new blower motor and replace all electrical connections. Once the electrical connections are in place, turn the mounting nuts clockwise to secure the blower motor.

  • Replace the heater duct from the heater core to the blower motor and tighten the screws to secure the duct.

  • Reinstall the glove box frame and the glove box.

  • Reconnect the negative cable to the battery.