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1996 Buick Riviera Heater/AC blower motor replacement

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    Dar May 11, 2010

    It's under the dash on the right side, isn't it? You should be able to see it when you remove that cover piece.

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Should be seven mil. screws pass. bottom take plastic panels off

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Your Buick Riviera's heater fan is powered by a blower motor, which in turn is powered by a blower motor resistor. The resistor is a small electrical component that also regulates the fan speeds of the blower motor. Like any part, the blower burns out from time to time and has to be replaced. Replacement blower motor resistors cost about $50. It will take you about 30 minutes to install a new one in your Buick Riviera.

Things You'll Need

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      Open the hood and disengage the negative battery cable on your Buick Riviera using your socket set. You will need a 10mm socket to loosen the battery cable bolt.

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      Remove the plastic trim panel under the glove compartment on the passenger side of your Riviera.

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      Plug the wiring harness into your Buick's new resistor. Also tighten the screws to hold the resistor in place.

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      Reattach the negative battery cable on your Riviera and tighten it with your socket set.

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the blower motor took mabe 30 min to replace it should be on the passanger side under the dash it has 3 screws to hold it in or it on the fire wall pass side

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