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My blower motor was working quietly and just fine then one day it just stopped working and i think the blower motor has gone bad, possibly due to excessive heat caused by the interior filter being very dirty restricting air movement. I tried wiring power directly to the motor with it still in place under the dash but no go. I removed and looked at the Blower resistor but it looks okay.
So I tried removing the blower motor but it isn't easy to remove, i removed a couple of screws but still the lower end will not release has anyone tried removing this unit and are there any tips you could share ? Mine is a 2005 X-Trail 2.5L LE with manual blower fan Nissan part#27225-8H90B this part is apparently over $500CAD from Nissan . A picture of what needs to be removed would be helpful.

With Winter on its way any help or advice would be appreciated .

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If you look at the threads you will see that the blower motor is to be found inside the bottom of the blower assembly. Normally you remove the whole thing from the dash and then split the assembly so as to be able to remove and replace the motor. If memory serves, you wind up breaking all of the plastic tabs that hold the halves together and after you will screw it together with half inch screws using holes that are already there.
I bring this up. because it might be possible to just break those tabs in place and remove just the lower half of the blower assembly. And later you could position it back in place and put in some screws to hold it together. You may have to be a bit of a contortionist to do it but I am pretty sure its been done before.

Word to the wise, what usually happens to the blower motor is that the bushings that hold the motor's spindle get gunked up and create resistance for it to spin freely. Replacing those with sealed bearings is the preventative fix. I have read of this being done in non operating motors and it has brought them back to life. Did mine over 4 and a half years ago when it started to make an occasional jack hammer sound, been problem free ever since. Good luck with yours.
 

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Hi Gordie
Curious if you got it fixed. For what its worth I did the sealed bearing fix on mine in the fall of 2012. Still working fine.
 

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hi Quadraria, how did you get the old bearings out of the T30 fan motor. Is there a trick to it as i have tried to pull them out with no luck. Looking at the construction of the motor, there are just clips holding the bearings in place but the bearings are tightly held in the clips.

It is a long time since i have replaced bearings in a cars electric motor but back then, there were bolts holding the two ends of the electric motor onto the body so you could easily break the motor open and push out the bearings. Now with this modern motor construction, it seems impossible to break the motor open without bending the aluminum lugs and there is a fear that the lugs will break when bending them back.

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Only do one side at a time with the bearing replacement, and I think doing the front one first gives you a better chance of keeping the shaft in alignment. Also you need to bend back every tab not just the three that stick out the most. You wont be able to seat the bearing unless it can clear all of them . Use a 12mm or 13mm socket head to tap the bearing down until its properly seated all the way. Then I put on 2 8mm washers, though I could have probably used one and then all of the original washers and rubber disks, but the important thing is that you get it to the right height for the clip that locks into the groove on the shaft. Then bend down the clips as best you can around the bearing.
10) Then do the back side. Again all the clips need bending. The brass bushes come out by prying them up with pics on two sides. You are never removing the shaft, just sliding the bearing down it in place of the bushings. To this one I added one 8mm spacer and one of the thin washers that was originally on it. Again rebend the tabs around new bearing.

This thread on another forum contains most of the good info for doing this job.
https://x.nissanhelp.com/forums/x-trail/12037-xtrail-06-blower-motor-noise-2.html

Good luck. I will point out that back when I did this there were no aftermarket blower motors available, and the Nissan dealer price was crazy. Today you have lots of cheaper options for the blower motor. I did this fix more than 6 years ago, and the motor is still working fine, but it might be easiest just to get a new blower motor now.
That said my blower motor resistor went on the fritz yesterday. I have the auto climate control type and now the fan will only blow at full speed and will not turn off. So I have just ordered one from RockAuto ( found the part in the 2003 Nissan Maxima section, though its also shared with a couple of Infiniti models, and some Altimas.
OE part number for X trail climate control models was 27761-2Y000. I bought the Beck/Arnley one https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog...g,blower+motor+control+module+/+resistor,6557

For what its worth, and if someone has time Kenny U pull will sell you the part for less than $10 including yard admission. But I won<t be able to go before the weekend, and I am not sure if the models they have on hand will match mine as most I have seen have had the non climate control set up. Still I am sure someone could find it in one of the following:
INFINITI I30 2000-2001
INFINITI I35 2002-2004
NISSAN ALTIMA 2002-2006
NISSAN MAXIMA 2000-2008
 

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Well the fan at full tilt was driving me nuts, so I stopped in at the Gatineau location. Though they did not have any X trails on the lot, there were a number of Altimas and Maximas. The resistor is in the same location at the top of the footwell on the passenger side. Two phillips head screws to remove and then the connector, and the part is out. No trim to dismantle. Same deal on the X trail. Took one from a 2006 Altima. Installed it and my fan blower is working properly again.
With tax and entry fee it cost $10.34.
Sadly I can't cancel the new one I ordered, but I will have a spare, or I guess I can return it after it arrives Friday.
 

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Well to follow up, my blower motor stopped working on Thursday. Still spun smoothly with the sealed bearings, but the brushes that don't seem replaceable had basically completely worn down. So ordered this off amazon.ca

[ame]https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07114NJLW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1[/ame]

Got it yesterday and installed today. Works perfectly. The only hiccup was pressing it into the canister. I was off by 1mm and had great fun trying to turn the unit once seated the necessary bit so that the power connector would seat properly. Finally, got it after lots of swearing.
Found this if anyone wants to watch the job. The sound his makes at the start was similar to what mine would do back in 2012 prior to the sealed bearing replacement. Mind you back then I could not find a replacement motor anywhere other than the stealership.

 

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My blower motor was working quietly and just fine then one day it just stopped working and i think the blower motor has gone bad, possibly due to excessive heat caused by the interior filter being very dirty restricting air movement. I tried wiring power directly to the motor with it still in place under the dash but no go. I removed and looked at the Blower resistor but it looks okay.
So I tried removing the blower motor but it isn't easy to remove, i removed a couple of screws but still the lower end will not release has anyone tried removing this unit and are there any tips you could share ? Mine is a 2005 X-Trail 2.5L LE with manual blower fan Nissan part#27225-8H90B this part is apparently over $500CAD from Nissan . A picture of what needs to be removed would be helpful.

With Winter on its way any help or advice would be appreciated .

Thx
GordieHowl9
The same things happened to my Nissan xtrail, i went to a junk yard amd just bought a used one for $125, but i don't think a new one is $500, dealership always over charge

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The dealership does not sell just the blower motor here in Canada, you have to buy the complete lower assembly which includes the pressed in blower motor. The new blower motor I bought off Amazon and installed a couple of months ago cost $65 Cdn with shipping included.
 

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Think I may need a blower motor, too. Will know in an hour or so when our Pincher Creek mechanic stops by to look at it. Does not work at all, just stopped as of this morning. Checked fuses, both are OK. Our other guy suggested on the phone that if it was the resistor, usually they default to a high speed and won't shut off. Anyway, I was looking at motors online. Not that many sources and I would need it fast, so found this one... It lists the OEM part number that is mentioned in first post above...damn little bus. Always something!!
BTW, how long should it take him to replace, if that is the issue??

EDIT: I misread the delivery date and thought it was sooner than Dec. 12th! So, I guess there are a couple others on there for a bit less...
 

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Does this blower motor fit ALL Canadian 2005 Nissan X-Trails? I bought mine in Edmonton, Alberta. I keep finding different numbers and it's confusing me. I have a manual climate control and finding this part is making me crazy because of all the numbers out there for what essentially looks like the exact same part for my LHD 2.5 Nissan X-Trail. Even the number on my blower motor white assembly case number cannot be located online. I'm doing something wrong but I don't know what. Help!
 
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