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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier AC Cooling Fan Replacement

Fits years: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

All Chevrolet Cavalier for sale Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/ratchet

  • 8mm wrench

  • Pliers (optional)

  • Flathead screwdriver

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.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

95 1995, 96 1996, 97 1997, 98 1998, 99 1999, 00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Replacement Instructions

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