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Old 06-16-2013, 08:05 PM
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Chev Blows Hot On Driver Side suddenly

Everybody knows about this problem and has opinion. What I want to know is if I get the ac going cold then pull the plug to the driver side door motor will I be good to go until winter. I have been procrasnatng this for two years until I looked up under the dash near the hump and there was the dang motor and a plug. I can actuate the temp control up and down and fell with my fingar the darn motor rotate first one direction and then back.

Does anybody actually know what causes this problem. I don't think chev does but it is one hell of a annoying problem......and they want $4oo to $800 to fix.
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Old 06-16-2013, 11:07 PM
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Its your blend actuator. Happened to me last year. Bill will probably be around $300. But you gotta have it. They have to pull most the dash to replace it.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:40 PM
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Its your blend actuator. Happened to me last year. Bill will probably be around $300. But you gotta have it. They have to pull most the dash to replace it.
You telling me that even though I can touch the little motor and feel it
rotate first one way then another that I will have to pull the dash Chev won't pull the dash for $300.

So why can't I pull the darn plug to the motor and essentially render it dead so it can't rotate and blow hot air.
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:23 PM
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I did and my problem is fixed forever and cost is zero.
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:35 AM
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this problem has persisted ever since the 99 model. the prob is cheap plastic gears in the motor. typical gm garbage parts. i fixed mine myself and the cost was 160$. of course later the gears striped in the other motor. now i dont dare ever use the heat. pos gm
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this problem has persisted ever since the 99 model. the prob is cheap plastic gears in the motor. typical gm garbage parts. i fixed mine myself and the cost was 160$. of course later the gears striped in the other motor. now i dont dare ever use the heat. pos gm
For some reason it seemed like it always was the driver side on all the google stuff I seen over two years. I am almost sure mine has nothing to do with the gears but with the internal contacts losing continuity. Now if you tell me no contacts inside thatcas You can get to the wiring and then you can control the darn thing with a switch. Anyway I am as cool as a clam and it didn't cost me nothing except the time to pull that connector off.
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