Step 1: Using the 8mm wrench, disconnect the positive battery terminal.
Step 2: Remove the protective panel that covers the radiator/fan area.
Using a flathead screwdriver, gently pry the retaining pins up, disengaging them and facilitating removal.
Step 3: Remove the two 10mm bolts on each side of radiator.
Step 4: When facing the vehicle, locate the upper and lower retaining clips that hold the radiator in place (right side). Disengage these clips.
Step 5: On the left side of the radiator, locate the 10mm bolt (at the bottom of the radiator). Loosen and remove this bolt.
Step 6: Disconnect the wiring harness on the back of the AC fan.
Step 7: You can now gently lift the fan casing, and you will feel it disengage from the radiator. Remove the AC fan.
NOTE: When removing the AC fan, be sure that you do not damage the radiator. By gently removing the fan, you can easily slide it out of its place.
Step 8: Begin installing your new AC fan.
Slide the new fan down into place, and secure it into position by securing the engaging clips and tightening the 10mm mounting bolt.
Step 9: Reconnect the wiring harness on the back of the AC fan.
Step 10: Reattach the two 10mm mounting bolts located on the top of the radiator.
Step 11: Reattach the protective panel by re-engaging the small retaining clips.
Step 12: Reconnect the positive battery terminal.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
05 2005, 04 2004, 03 2003, 02 2002, 01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998, 97 1997, 96 1996, 95 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier AC Cooling Fan Replacement Instructions