Any ideas for a broken blower motor?

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  1. Grolston

    Grolston New Member

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    I have a 2005 toyota Prius with a broken blower motor. The dealerships wants to charge me $600 ($230 for the motor, and $370 for labor). They say the only way to replace the motor is to take off the dashboard. Is this true? Any ideas on a way to changet the blower motor for under $600?
     
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    I would get more quotes. It does sound high. You did check the fuse I hope! Hal
     
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    Yeah, a bit high. Might be padded so that if it is not the blower motor, they still make money spending extra time figuring it out. Should be 1 hour or less for labor (most places are 1 hr min.) and about $150 for the part at the parts counter, maybe $115 online. A potential DIY project.
     
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