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I dont have heat on dr sie on 98 buick 254 k mi. I m going…

I dont have heat...

I dont have heat on dr sie on 98 buick rivera 254 k mi

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Riviera yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i m going to try to as long as its not inside the dash

Mechanic's Assistant: How long has this been going on?

3yrs actually i have a second car

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there are actuators on buth sides for controlling heat and cold air. drivers sounds like it is bad. very common failure.

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Remove or Disconnect

^ The actuators are specifically designed for the right and left side of the heater and A/C module. When servicing an actuator, be sure to replace it with the correct service for the position being serviced.
1. Sound insulator(s) as required to gain access to actuators.
2. Knee bolster, console, trim as required.
3. Electrical connector from actuator.
4. Screws retaining actuator.
5. Actuator.

Install or Connect

1. Actuator with mounting screws.

Tighten

^ Screws to 1.4 N.m (12 lb. in.)

2. Electrical connector.
3. Knee bolster, console, trim.
4. Sound insulator(s).

Important

^ After the actuator has been replaced, the actuator needs to be recalibrated for proper travel. The ignition must be cycled ON for 3 minutes to allow the programmer and the actuators to recalibrate for proper travel.

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