The one that I got from Doorman did not work for me nor for a colleague of mine. This is a common fail mode on the Expedition. Apparently I have either a bad air blend control door or an bad air blend control door actuator. That's to take the dash out. If you fully open the glove box, you can see the actuator motor on top of the heater box in the upper left hand corner. There is an easy shortcut method and hardware solution available from the guys at heatertreater. The coolant that you add is somewhat dependent upon what colour the current coolant is.
When I plug the actuator in and turn on the ignition the actuator turns to one direction until it can't turn any more and the doorman products tried to ignite themselves. Is there another way to check the door without open the plenum? It is located near the heater core. New videos are always being uploaded every week! Does anyone have any ideas as to how to get it out or is it now part of my truck? Step 3: Remove the actuator. Please check carefully before considering the blend door fix. Remove the old door and replace it with the new one, pushing the shaft up, reconnect the actuator motor, and properly index the shaft. I also took off the blower from under the hood, but that didn't do anything either. An excellent start, and certainly helps you get an idea of exactly what you're dealing with.
For heat, the compressor is off and air is diverted through the heater core. I don't know which part number it is since I have not removed it from my car yet. The blend door mixes the hot air with the cold air in the cabin of your Ford truck. I carefully taped the removed part of plenum with aluminum tape making sure clearance for blend door operation was kept. Then I carefully read RobertA's post about running the diagnostic in order to clear the code and Viola! Don't forget to subscribe to my channel for future tutorial videos and like my video if you found it helpful.
I could open it on the vertical wall section just behind the glove box. To install, reverse the removal procedure. It is either the actuator stuck in full hot, or the blend door is broken inside. I am in the process of getting ready to do this as well. Umm, so cutting it out, I was just going to use a dremmel tool to do that job. As far as I could find, the blend door actuator will not function properly with trouble codes still registering. Use a flat head screwdriver to pry up the actuator.
However, also includes disassembly instructions for interior trim panels and exterior items like headlights and tail lights. I, too, had the faulty actuator motor and replaced it Ford part only to find that nothing different happened. First off, I recommend that the part that the actuator clips to be removed. In fact you might even be able to see the shaft turning without even removing it. This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014. So I replaced my blend door actuator, but now it looks like the actuator is not getting power, because when I adjust the temp.
Lots of pictures and technical data to fin … d and solve blend door problems. The fix is very easy and 100% effective. How much did you pay for the replacement parts? Note: I unplugged the wiring harness when I removed mine. I now have to replace the blend door. If you look under the handle you will see two round flat rivet heads. The speaker itself , remove 4 screws ,un plug and replace the size is 5x7 all around 2 front and 2 rear. Pro Tip The plastic post that is the actuator can bend or break, making movement impossible.
The root cause of most blend door problems is the over-stress of this calibration process, and the plastic doors break over time like bending a coat hanger back and forth. Do you have the pictures in a finer resolution? Well after I replaced my fuel pump earlier, I tackled another problem; my blend door. The video demonstration is performed on the F150. I'm on a fixing roll today. Wedging a screwdrive between it and the housing it rests on will pop it up.
Secure the cutout with metal duct tape, hot glue, or epoxy. If they are cold then the problem may be a stuck valve, vacuum control problem or a blockage in the cooling system. This article applies to the Ford F-150. If there is no vacuum on the valve, and the hose between the engine and the valve is hot at the hose between the valve and the firewall is not then you have a bad valve. Heater Treater will put the system back in alignment and correct this problem. Your air conditioning system has a valve that operates when you turn the AirCon on. And you're on the right track if you're only getting cold air on max ac.
It should be a yellow colour. The computer system generally goes through this calibration routine every 20 times that the car is started. The easy way is the HeaterTreater kit at www. Oct 4, 2013 - Uploaded by MostExcellentDude This applies to 2008-2010 F250 and F350 with the dual climate control. A rotozip would cut it really nice, but the bits are pretty wide, so you would have larger gaps when you put it back in.