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We need to replace the fan motor on a 1997 cavalier- what is the easiest way?

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Well Im asuming its the heater blower fan you need help with, and its on the passenger side under the dash, remove the plastic panels and as well as the carpeting pulled back. you will need a 5.5mm or a 7mm to remove these panels and fan. once there removed look for a round plastic cap with 3 attaching screws, remove these as well as the harness and pull it out. re-install is reverse procedure.

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    it is the engine fan that stopped working-


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If it is the heater fan motor, I believe on that you have to actually remove the dash to gain access. Remove the speaker grill on top and there are a few torx screws under that. Remove the side access panels, when you open the car doors you will a panel on each side, they are just held in there by pressure and small nubs on the panels, you will find more torx screws. In the glove box on the top towards the front you will find a few more torx screws, also in that area there are two 10 mm bolts that are somewhat hidden but accessible. After all the bolts and screws are removed you can pull the dash cover off, becareful because on the passenger side, the airbag has a paper type cover on it, you don't want to damage that. From there you should be able to gain access to the heater blower on the passenger side of the vehicle. Good luck.

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