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My dealer advised to replace the strut spring seats because its making noise when i drive. How hard is it to do it myself because the seat is only like $35 and the dealer wants to charge $300 for it. Do I need any special tools? If there is a website that has info on this that would be great. <P>Also, when I turn on my engine, the A/C control's light blink red for like 30 secs. The dealer says the Temp Fan is short circuiting. I cant find the temp fan in the parts list.. is it the same as Blower Motor? And how hard would it be to replace it myself? <P>Last, its 70K miles and I need to replace the timing belt. You think its wise to do it myself? Or is it too dangerous and I should pay $300 for a dealer to do it? Thanks! <P>Leo <BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Leo Hsu:<BR><B>My dealer advised to replace the strut spring seats because its making noise when i drive. How hard is it to do it myself because the seat is only like $35 and the dealer wants to charge $300 for it. Do I need any special tools? If there is a website that has info on this that would be great. <P>Also, when I turn on my engine, the A/C control's light blink red for like 30 secs. The dealer says the Temp Fan is short circuiting. I cant find the temp fan in the parts list.. is it the same as Blower Motor? And how hard would it be to replace it myself? <P>Last, its 70K miles and I need to replace the timing belt. You think its wise to do it myself? Or is it too dangerous and I should pay $300 for a dealer to do it? Thanks! <P>Leo </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>i believe the struts spring seats should be pretty easy... if you have a car lift. its a lot of work.. and i think you would need help if you are doing this on your own. preferably someone who knows what they are doing to help. plus afterwards.. i would think an alignment check would be due, so your car gets adjusted to the new materials<P>as for the fan... umm i dont know anything at all. i would assume the dealer would tell you the part number if they want to charge you to fix it. i have never taken apart the fan.. so i dont know if it is hard or not. this is the TEMP fan? not the main fan? i would get it professionally installed because your car staying cool is important.<P>70k miles... didnt you change the timing belt at 50k? the timing belt, well i always left the dealer to do that. i didnt want to mess with it.<BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Leo Hsu:<BR><B>My dealer advised to replace the strut spring seats because its making noise when i drive. How hard is it to do it myself because the seat is only like $35 and the dealer wants to charge $300 for it. Do I need any special tools? If there is a website that has info on this that would be great. <P>Also, when I turn on my engine, the A/C control's light blink red for like 30 secs. The dealer says the Temp Fan is short circuiting. I cant find the temp fan in the parts list.. is it the same as Blower Motor? And how hard would it be to replace it myself? <P>Last, its 70K miles and I need to replace the timing belt. You think its wise to do it myself? Or is it too dangerous and I should pay $300 for a dealer to do it? Thanks! <P>Leo </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>See my response at the brickboard. Too lazy to cut and paste <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif">
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by mike_c70:<BR><B> See my response at the brickboard. Too lazy to cut and paste <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>where is the brickboard?<BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GShyneDM:<BR><B> <BR>where is the brickboard?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Argghh...don't go to brickboard. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/tongue.gif">
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by The_one_n_only:<BR><B> Argghh...don't go to brickboard. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/tongue.gif"></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>You wouldn't be saying that if you had a RWD car! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/tongue.gif"><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GShyneDM:<BR><B> <BR>where is the brickboard?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR> <A HREF="http://www.brickboard.com" TARGET=_blank>www.brickboard.com</A> <P>
 
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