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by o2ej
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Lost the lower "vent" on the front passenger side of the front grille area
Replies: 11
Views: 2310

Re: Lost the lower "vent" on the front passenger side of the front grille area

lannvouivre wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:41 am
Drill holes and ziptie, really.
Just replaced brittle zip ties. Worth a check
by o2ej
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3568
Views: 355844

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

Replaced broken fog lamps. 16 year old son did 95% of the work. I was there solely in an advisory role. One question he had was what size plastic rivets for the mud guards? We found a bunch on Amazon but not sure on sizing. Next project: drop and drain the transmission. I'm a little hesitant but the...
by o2ej
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: FAN CHANGES SPEED
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Re: FAN CHANGES SPEED

Glad to have found this post. With a new alternator, blower and resistor, I am hearing the blower speed increase once the car is moving. Thanks!
by o2ej
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Help with Replacing Cigarette Lighter Socket
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Re: Help with Replacing Cigarette Lighter Socket

The "lighter" socket is blowing the fuse when a phone charger is plugged in. Would it be possible to replace with a USB port? And what level of difficulty to install a usb, if any are available? I've replaced the blower and resistor. After contorting and becoming triple jointed, we got the job done!...
by o2ej
Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Headlight retrofit questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Re: Headlight retrofit questions

treesleavedents wrote:Isn't ACME the company that the road runner bought all his shitty gear from?
Wile E. Coyote, Super-Genius, is the buyer of ACME products. btw...
by o2ej
Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:44 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: another cooling issue
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: another cooling issue

voltmeter test says power to fan motor. turned on a/c and fan tried to spin but just couldn't. i guess its time for a new fan assy. What about the ground? ground for the fan? I don't have the wiring schematic. I will try to trace it back from the fan connection. On another note, any ideas for the c...
by o2ej
Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: another cooling issue
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: another cooling issue

voltmeter test says power to fan motor. turned on a/c and fan tried to spin but just couldn't. i guess its time for a new fan assy.
by o2ej
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: another cooling issue
Replies: 5
Views: 451

another cooling issue

ok, so the kid takes mom for driving practice. a/c on, 10 miles on the highway, then turn into Tacoma for some city driving. long story, short, the car overheats. after it cools, with the a/c off, they return home. I drive to work this morning, temp stays in the middle as usual. i check the fan stat...
by o2ej
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3568
Views: 355844

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

washed the road dirt. Twas a filthy car. Wipe down and interior window clean. Had to wait until tomorrow for some plastic and rubber treatment.
by o2ej
Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 07 vibe radiator fan noise
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Re: 07 vibe radiator fan noise

http://www.carpartswholesale.com/v5/??N=0&Nr=AND%28universal%3A0%29&PN=0+6984&VN=4294967115+4294959936+4294959854+4294967132+4294967158&Nr=AND(universal:0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)&sv=0&sc=Cooling+System:Radiator+Fan try this. I have the same issue and have been looking at a ne...
by o2ej
Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: US - Northwest
Topic: Washington State Vibes
Replies: 27
Views: 23248

Re: Washington State Vibes

Gig Harbor

just bought an '06 with 130K. See 3 other Vibes around the "neighborhood". Anyone on this site?

looking around the board, this thread looked like it needed a bump.
by o2ej
Sat Jan 05, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: loose cooling fan
Replies: 1
Views: 336

loose cooling fan

the 2006 vibe has a loose fan. If I go OEM, it looks as if the entire shroud assy. is the solution for replacement. or aftermarket? Can an aftermarket fan/motor assy. easily fit without replacing the shroud assy? or is it easier to replace the entire shroud/fan assy? It looks as if the pricing is cl...