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Forum: L-Series Tech 09-13-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By rfisher
Re: gm hvac mode actuator gear wheels

hi pierrot- i plan to remove the glove box. had that off before so shouldnt be any big deal. then plan is to remove the mode actuator(looks like it is held on by a u shaped bracket and unplug the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-13-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By rfisher
Re: gm hvac mode actuator gear wheels

hi pierrot- thanks for your excellent response . relieved that my conclusions were verified . this whole conundrum started when my mechanic earlier this year repaired a refrigerent leak and then the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-12-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By rfisher
Re: gm hvac mode actuator gear wheels

hi pierrot- the nomenclature is confusing here. on the manual hvac there are two actuators . on the passenger side of it at the top back is the mode actuator which is controlled by the right dial and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-12-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By rfisher
Re: gm hvac mode actuator gear wheels

hi ibran- youre right have nothing to lose( but wheel with shipping is 18 not 12from amazon.) even though this L100 is an old jalopy out of production since 2005 and gm has abandoned it, one might...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-12-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By rfisher
Re: gm hvac mode actuator gear wheels

hi russet- ok here they are 01 saturn L 100 . mode actuator (not recirc actuator) is not functioning. gm oe pn is 22732653.hvac is the manual one, not the automatic. the manual has these two...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-12-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 191
Posted By rfisher
Re: coolant leak - avoid shyster dealers on this one- youll get soaked and not byleak

hi sages - have experienced both these leak causes on my L 100. the o rings leaking on the heater core soaked the hell out of the carpet. fixed it . hardest part was getting the right o rings....
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-10-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By rfisher
gm hvac mode actuator gear wheels

hi sages- have any of you good folks here had any experience with acquiring this part which is the common reason for the failure of the actuator. the original gear wheel cracks or strips. curious as...
Forum: L-Series General 09-07-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By rfisher
any experience here with gm actuator gear wheels

hi sages - does anyone here have experience with installing aftermarket gm actuator gear wheels in their hvac mode actuator which has failed. two sellers offer them on amazon and ebay- blend door and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-06-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By rfisher
Re: What's with all these L200's lately?

hi rj- thats an interesting question. have discussed it with local Lseries owners and various answers came out. some said the v6 was made in smaller numbers than the 4. others said the 4 was more...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-04-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 Saturn L200(actuators redux)

hi LW- your info has been very helpful. recirc actuator probably has the lowest failure rate b/c it is least used of the actuators. i would only turn it on when we have a prolonged blistering hot...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-03-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 Saturn L200

hi O2LW- thanks very much for your answer. it certainly appears that the mode actuator and the recirc actuator are not interchangeable. i believe you or another said that the blend door actuator term...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-02-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 Saturn L200 the old actuators trick revisited-nomenclature

hi pierrot, fdryer and 02LW300- appreciate your ongoing assistance with remediating my problem with actuator( s)crapping out. first 2 questions in most car repair is to diagnose what is wrong...
Forum: L-Series Tech 08-28-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 Saturn L200

hi 02LW- thanks for that info on my questions. it pretty much confirms my suspicion on the cause of my problem which is when i turn the right dial from front vents in the dash to defrost(arrowed...
Forum: L-Series Tech 08-27-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 Saturn L200

hi 02LW300- thanks for the clarifying page with the 10 descriptions. my vehicle is a 2001 L 100. looked at page carefuly. it matches up with mine but something is strange. i would think it unlikely...
Forum: L-Series Tech 08-26-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 Saturn L200 (the old mode actuator trick)

hi 02Lw200- viewed with interest the picture of the hvac module. caught it accidentally while surfing the forum. still trying to find and repair the actuator. while your fsm appears to picture the...
Forum: L-Series General 08-17-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By rfisher
Re: Is this a barbaric looking repair?

hi sages- that one is funny as hell. bob f ( mode actuator hunter)
Forum: L-Series General 08-08-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac .the war continues

hi ibraner and fdryer- looked at the additional posting for the actuator. also saw the new gear posted too. plan to take out the original gearbox and check the gear . that may solve the problem. a...
Forum: L-Series General 08-06-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvacLooks like up the creek without an actuato

hi pierrot, ibraner, floridas- checked with all the places and a few others on the net(10 in total) and no soap. all said the same thing discontinued , nla, no interchanges nfg, etc.floridas may be...
Forum: L-Series General 08-01-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi pierrot - just sent you a pm. thanks rfisher (bob)
Forum: L-Series General 07-29-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi floridas- i agree. saturns been gone for a long time. do like the car. had it since new and has 186k and has been a pretty good car. your suburban is a much bigger vehicle which i guess is why it...
Forum: L-Series General 07-29-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi floridas- this is just about the most vexatious part search problem i have had in 55 years of playing with jalopies. worse than looking for a clutch plate for a 39 studebaker with free wheeling...
Forum: L-Series General 07-28-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi pierrot- no soap on those other sources but will try the yards. i could still use those instructions on the r and r of the actuators on the L series if you would be kind enough to send them...
Forum: L-Series General 07-28-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi pierrot- thanks very much for your information. dorman has a picture of various actuators which all look the same but have different numbers and are for gm and other vehicles but not the L series....
Forum: L-Series General 07-27-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi ibraner- you seem highly up to speed on this r and r job better than me. having difficult and confusing time finding the correct part for this repair. problem is most of the ones offered for sale...
Forum: L-Series General 07-23-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mode actuator trick in the hvac

hi ibran and other sages- did find the dorman 604195 new actuator for a vue but not sure it will work on the L 100. it looks the same as the one for the L which is used on ebay. dont want to start...
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