Need to book this service? Can I do It Myself? A failed actuator can make a tapping or ticking noise. Like any mechanical device, a blend door actuator will eventually fail. It may lose its index position, and you may not be able to fix it. Once all of the mounting screws have been removed the actuator should become loose. I removed my glove box completely to get clear view and access to both this one and the mode door behind the right hand as sitting in driver seat stereo panel. Once released gently pull down on the wiring connector and remove it from the blend door actuator. I had exactly the same problem but when I was trying to remove the actuator it was so stuck to the shaft and the linkage shaft broke in half.
There are two selections under this category. Step 5: Match the New Actuator Compare the bad actuator to the new unit. © 2018 Madison Ross Media Group. This unit has already failed on me as the clicking noise came back. It would be easy to get it mis-positioned by a tooth or two. Attachments Download this article 243.
Benefits of Blend Door Actuator Replacement By getting this problem taken care of, you can enjoy nice, cool air once more. Re-installed and everything works just fine radio, window, moon roof etc. Hi jimisbell, Don't use: since that will take you to the Lincoln Owners forum. Next, the plastic gear set will become brittle and break which will sometimes allow the unit to work while making a ticking or clicking noise and then stop. The Mode door is located on the left side of the heater core box, which is located under the center of the dashboard.
You will be able to feel the air change temperature or vent level. Which one would I need? Then replaced the passenger blend door actuator - no issues. Since such a discharge would be catastrophic it may be prudent to leave the battery disconnected for 5 minutes or more. Installation and Warning Notice I have not tested this, but I believe it should work. Valid on shipments to the contiguous U. He practically had a game plan before the day of the appointment.
It's going to take some time to put on and I recommend removing the glove box but it went in. Friendly, informative, thorough and professional. The diagrams you provided show how to pull the interior trim. Make sure that the drive gear is firmly attached to the output shaft. In some cases the manufacturer does not allow us to show you our lower prices until you take further action. If there is an open control input at P1-8, the actuator should drive to the center of its range and stop. Do I need to pull the heater lines, and if so, will I lose fluids, etc.
After a lot of research - decided to re-install and take to dealer for diagnostics. Unless our manual is wrong. Here is what it looks like when the glove box is removed exposing the blend door actuator for replacement. This option will replace all of the plastic doors and all plastic drivers with solid aluminum replacements. Do not tighten the first screw you have threaded in until all of the screws because it will make the remainder of the screws harder to install.
I absolutely recommend Wrench to anybody who needs car repair or maintenance. Blend doors move by way of a mechanical device referred to as an actuator. Once removed place the screws into a small container so they don't get lost. If you have to pull the hvac unit you will have to blow the charge and evacuate and recharge entire system. The 2003 models and above have dual blend door actuators so that the driver and front passenger have separate temperature control.
The +12V may vary but that does not matter, because everything is referenced to the +12V level whatever that happens to be, normally 12V to 14. This configuration is known as an H Bridge, and it allows a motor to be driven in either direction from a single supply voltage. For some cars, this is common problem, but others will hardly ever have a failing actuator. It appears as if two large bolts coming down from the adjustable pedals may be interfering. Once I got it out, I could then see that the Ford dealer gave me the wrong part. Just contact one of our parts experts. I was unable to find a datasheet for that part number.
Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Thanks for your input! Just update your browser with that link and you will be fine. I am an Automation Controls Technician with a college degree and I doubt some of my coworkers could reverse engineer that and draw the schematic like you did. If you're not happy with your order, neither are we. Therefore it has an extremely low failure rate and is not worth the added cost to replace. Fast Shipping Guaranteed Most orders are shipped out the same day as they're received. I already got that off with no problem. How to Save Money on Blend Door Actuator Replacement If you are looking to cut some of your costs for the blend door actuator, then you can do so by doing the work yourself.