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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-01-2019, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
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need dash vent

Hi all. I'm going through my newly acquired Solstice and have noticed that tone of the dash vents is broken. The small actuator arm, actually both of them, are broken. Does anybody have one. I've tried looking at all the usual places and there is nothing available.

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You will probably need to go to a recycle site to find one. They have been unavailable for about a year.

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They pop up on Ebay every week.
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They pop up on Ebay every week.
Let us know when and I will pick up a spare. Or two

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Let us know when and I will pick up a spare. Or two

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Hahahaha, think you are man enough to do your own search. But will definitely let you know when I stumble upon one.
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Are these vents really prone to breaking? I've never had one break but to be honest we drive the car so infrequently that we rarely even touch them?

What seems to break them? Normal wear and tear? Punching the dash in road rage?
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The mechanism inside (between the flaps) breaks easily.

When that happened to mine I bought two new ones (those day new was still available) on Ebay and kept a new one and the broken one as a spare (can probably still be fixed with CrazyGlue)
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That's where mine is broken. I looked at two other cars before I bought mine and they all had broken vents. I'm still scouring ebay, but they have yet to come up.
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Mine is broken beyond crazy glue. The arm that connects the two louvers is missing and the bottom mount is broken. I'm waiting to hear back from DFWBert on if he has one.
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Thanks @RedOne07 I was curious what was breaking on these. My dad's at a woman's house stripping a car now, I'll see if he can pull some if they are black for backups.
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Saveaux, Let me know if there are a few you will part with.
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@revson I'll let you know about the vents. My dad got the doors off this Solstice last week and was planning on buying the black top with frame today for $200 when the owner asked if he would give.....a really cheap price to buy the whole car. He'll probably be parting it out soon, I'll start a thread selling parts when he does.

Gray manual with 120,000 miles, not a scratch on the aluminum wheels supposedly and tires at 50%.
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Make sure he pulls the rubber seals

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Just ordered two from parts.com

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