I just bought a 1998 E430. Noticed when I bought it the blower was not putting out much. I ordered the part as described in this thread on Ebay. The part was $36.50. I was a little nervous but the fact the thread had pictures made this repair easy. I soldered the small wires but the big wire was too much for my soldering iron. Just used a but connector. Blower works great now. Thanks so much for this. One interesting note, the vendor supplied the "modification" ...
Early W210 Blower Motor Regulator Replacement DIY Here...
"For those who have a weak A/C blower that does not seem to change speed despite where you set the controls, here is a DIY to replace your Blower Motor Regulator. At some point in the run of the W210, Mercedes-Benz decided to redesign the unreliable regulator. Unfortunately, the redesign included the entire blower assembly, so if you try to buy a replacement for the regulator from your dealer you will be sold a new blower assembly, a new housing, and the new regulator. However, a former local wrench in the Atlanta area described adapting the blower motor regulator from a W140 (S-Class) to the early W210 (The later W210 has a totally redesigned part and only a new regulator is required if your part fails). Here is my interpretation of the adaptation: First of all lets see where the ..."
1 year ago in E-Class (W210)
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