8mm socket/ratchet with extension (T25 Driver will also work)
Step 1: Open the passenger's side door.
Step 2: Loosen and remove the 4 Phillips screws that hold the door/floor trim panel in place.
Step 3: Lift and remove this panel.
Step 4: Remove the small panel that is in the lower corner of the door (near the glove compartment).
Step 5: Locate the blower motor just underneath the glove compartment.
Step 6: Disconnect the wiring harness by depressing the small tab and pulling on the plug.
Step 7: Using the 8mm socket/ratchet (or T25 Driver), remove the 3 retaining screws.
Step 8: You can now remove the blower motor from the vehicle.
Step 8: Insert the replacement blower motor, and secure it by tightening the three 8mm retaining screws.
Step 9: Connect the wiring harness.
Step 10: Reattach the small corner panel.
Step 11: Reattach the door/floor trim panel.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
02 2002, 01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998, 97 1997, 96 1996 Toyota 4Runner AC Heater Blower Motor Replacement Instructions