Author Topic: Rear A/C fan housing for '89 Suburban  (Read 4454 times)

Offline skylark68

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Rear A/C fan housing for '89 Suburban
« on: May 10, 2012, 04:37:32 PM »
The rear A/C on my Suburban works fine, but the fan motor housing is cracked and the fan rubs badly even on low. I've looked and looked, but can't find a source online for a replacement. I tried to pop rivet it back together and it held for a little while but then the fan started rubbing again. It's cracked and broken where the bolts hold the upper and lower assemblies together. I guess at one time someone working on the Suburban was rough with it. Any ideas on where I could find one? I guess if nothing else I can start looking in junkyards.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2012, 04:29:13 PM by skylark68 »

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Re: Rear A/C fan housing
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2012, 12:44:43 PM »
     If you have no luck on line, I would try a pick-n-pull type first, they will be cheaper than say a full on recycle yard.
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Re: Rear A/C fan housing
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2012, 04:28:37 PM »
Thanks, that's a good idea. I'll probably start hunting this weekend. It's getting hot quick here in Texas and that rear A/C really helps out when it's working.

P.S. Does anyone know how the upper assembly is bolted to the ceiling of the cab? I never took it that far apart.

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Re: Rear A/C fan housing for '89 Suburban
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2012, 12:56:15 PM »
Should be bolted into the roof ribs.

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Re: Rear A/C fan housing for '89 Suburban
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2015, 12:12:11 PM »
Curious to know, how'd this all turn out? I'm currently refurbishing/fiberglassing the new housing and trim piece for the rear AC and have ALL the components to make it work (all removed by myself).
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Re: Rear A/C fan housing for '89 Suburban
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2016, 07:48:54 PM »
Decided to plastic weld my cracks and vinyl wrap it, looks el primo
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Re: Rear A/C fan housing for '89 Suburban
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2019, 01:09:50 PM »
Mine is not cracked but does rub. Could this just be because the inside housing has rattled lose and needs to be tightened up?


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