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Hardway 03-12-2013 12:32 AM

99 Chevy Astro van blower motor Acustic cover clips.
 
Anybody know where I can get the clips to put the acustic cover back on after blower motor replacement?

joecaption 03-12-2013 10:43 AM

Junk yard.

paintdrying 03-12-2013 02:49 PM

Stealership, if they even understand what you are talking about.

Hardway 03-12-2013 02:55 PM

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Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1135388)
Junk yard.


Not Junk yard item!

Hardway 03-12-2013 02:57 PM

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Originally Posted by paintdrying (Post 1135558)
Stealership, if they even understand what you are talking about.

It will be my last resort, it takes 5. The "Stealership" will want $5.00 each need 5.:eek:

Hardway 03-12-2013 03:06 PM

Per the "Stealership" the clips are not offered other then in an AC Delco blower motor kit, $160.00.
So it is improvise time.:thumbup:

paintdrying 03-12-2013 03:29 PM

so typical. My blower is out in my astro as well. 160 bucks for a blower kit. LOL. Let me know what you come up with

Hardway 03-12-2013 03:48 PM

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I have the blower motor $30.00.
This is the Acustic cover cut out, it was easy to cut with a carton knife.
There is corasponding tabs on the other part still on the van. A Youtube video say to discard the Acustic cover.
I will put it back some how, there is one screw that holds it on.
The clips were not on there, cost cutting I am sure!:yes:

On the right, the printing says to cut between the lines!

Hardway 03-15-2013 02:44 PM

Put the the new blower in and working good. As for the clips, I line up both tabs and used a hot nail to make holes, and used small zip ties to hold it in place. I bent a nail on a 45, held it with vise grips and heated it with propane torch.:laughing:

Took 1.5 hours, can be done in an hour after knowing what to do!:thumbsup:

ukrkoz 03-16-2013 11:01 AM

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Originally Posted by Hardway (Post 1137905)
Put the the new blower in and working good. As for the clips, I line up both tabs and used a hot nail to make holes, and used small zip ties to hold it in place. I bent a nail on a 45, held it with vise grips and heated it with propane torch.:laughing:

Took 1.5 hours, can be done in an hour after knowing what to do!:thumbsup:


My man!! :thumbup:That's why it's called DIY forum, not running to dealership and forking for plastic clips. Next time maybe short self tapping screws?

r0ckstarr 03-16-2013 10:16 PM

Nice job on improvising and ingenuity!

Hardway 05-07-2013 02:01 PM

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Originally Posted by ukrkoz (Post 1138487)
My man!! :thumbup:That's why it's called DIY forum, not running to dealership and forking for plastic clips. Next time maybe short self tapping screws?


Plastic little brittle screw would crack, it not enough room to use plastic pop rivet.


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