Has anyone had to replace this part on their Vibe? I have 84K miles on my Vibe and am looking at a $200 bill to replace this. It opens and closes the air vents.
Recirculating Actuator on 2005 Pontiac Vibe
Just looked for Pontiac Vibe service bulletins regarding actuator problems but there are none. I work on Toyota Matrixs which are the same car and have not replaced these actuators. Call the dealer if it is in stock it is probably a common failure if they have to order it it is less likely to be a common issue.
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I replaced mine at about 120k, the dealer got the part in a few days.
Yes, twice. First under warranty then 325.00 no warranty
Yes, I replaced mine at at 80,000 miles. It takes patience and a small 7/32" wrench to remove the two screws on the actuator. It can be done, but not if have a bad back or low tolerece for turning the screws 1/4 of a turn at a time. There is very little room to work behind the glove box.