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How to Install a Blower Motor on a 1992 Toyota Previa

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Toyota introduced the Previa minivan in 1990. The 1992 Toyota Previa is equipped with a 2.4-liter in-line, four-cylinder, mid-mounted engine. This means the engine was mounted in the middle of the van. The engine in the 1992 Toyota Previa actually sits beneath the middle driver and passenger side seats, along with the vehicle’s battery compartment. The blower motor on the 1992 Toyota Previa is beneath the hood, on the firewall or back wall of what would normally be the engine compartment. Even in the absence of an engine, this wall between the front compartment and the cabin of the Previa is known as a firewall.

Tools Used: Tools, 3/8-inch drive ratchet and socket set, New blower motor, 2 wire coat hangers or wire hooks

Install a Blower Motor

Removal

Open the hood of the Previa, and set the hood prop to hold the hood for the duration of this project. Locate and remove the radiator overflow tank from the firewall area of the van. Use a 3/8-inch drive ratchet and socket to remove the retainer bolts for the overflow bottle. Hang the overflow bottle from the rear lip of the firewall with a metal coat hanger or metal hook.

Remove the power-steering fluid reservoir from the van, using a 3/8-inch drive ratchet and socket to remove the power-steering reservoir bolts. Hang the reservoir from the upper lip of the firewall using a metal coat hanger or hook.