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How to remove the blower motor in a chevy cavalier 2004 there are no screws it looks like the head of the pop rivet, and it is plastic. Any ideas?

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You will need a Blower motor resistor and maybe a blower motor resistor connector end. If you look under the dash on the passenger side(may need to remove smooth black cover, vents will be sticking out) you will see a connector going straight up into the blower motor resistor(7 wires/slightly in front of blower motor). Pull out the connector and check for melted terminals/wires. If no melted terminals just replace blower motor resistor with part # 89019088 per GM to revert to part before 04 in order to stop blower motor resistor relay from hanging. Let me know if i can help more.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: removing the three rivets ona ball joint

In a shop, I generally cut heads off with an air chisel. At home, you can drill a small hole, dead center in the rivet head, then use a larger drill , but don't go all the way through, just enough to get the head off...Then take a punch and drive out remainder of the rivet.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: replace the window motor power window bolts and rivets

Take the panel off the door and take a punch and drive the pins out of the center of the rivets. Then drill out the rivets.( easy with the center pins out) Take out the assembly. Note remove the window before you start anything. 2 X 8MM bolts clamp the bottom of the glass. When down the most of the way the window will lift right out.
Replace the assembly and either rivet back in or use bolts and locking nuts. ( Loc Tight is recommended if you are not sure the nuts will stay locked. replace the window and you are good to go.
This should take about 1 hour from start to finish.

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Cant get the window motor out

I recommend purchasing a Haynes service manual for about $20. They are available at most auto parts stores. Unfortunately, many items such as your window motor have a sort of secret trick to remove them but can usually be found in this inexpensive book. Good luck..

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SOURCE: how do you replace a blower motor on an 06 hhr

you need to cut out the bottom of the box where the motor sits and get an blower motor attachment kit from local gm dealer

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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