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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2000-2006 Nissan Sentra AC Heater Fan Speed Resistor Replacement

Fits years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

All Nissan Sentra for sale Tools required:

  • Phillips screwdriver (medium and small)


NOTE: For this repair, the components are located beneath the dashboard on the PASSENGER'S side of the vehicle.

Step 1: Open the vehicle's glove compartment. Slide the compartment to the LEFT and remove it from the dashboard.

Step 2: Loosen and remove the Phillips screws (2) that secure the underside panel in place.


NOTE: This panel will pull out from UNDERNEATH the glove compartment, exposing the blower motor assembly.

Step 3: Disconnect the wiring harness (1) attached to the fan speed resistor.

Step 4: Loosen and remove the Phillips screws (2) that secure the resistor to the blower motor assembly.


You may need to use 2 different screwdrivers, given the location of these screws.

Step 5: You can now remove the resistor from the vehicle.

Step 6: Insert the fan speed resistor into the blower motor assembly, and secure it by tightening the Phillips screws (2).

Step 7: Connect the fan speed resistor's wiring harness (1).

Step 8: Reattach the trim panel, and secure it by tightening the Phillips screws (2).

Step 9: Reattach the glove compartment by sliding it into position.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005, 06 2006 Nissan Sentra Replacement Instructions

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