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How do you repair the blend door in the heater on a 2004 Ford Explorer?

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"Blend door stuck and clicks on your 2004 Ford Explorer?" FIRST BUY

OEM BLEND DOOR MOTOR $57.00 + UP

TOOLS NEEDED :

PANEL TOOL OR FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER ,1/4 SOCETS 7 & 8MM

....1/4 HANDLE...1/4 SMALL EXTENTION...1/4 RATCHET

"NO_NEED_TO_REMOVE_WHOLE_DASHBOARD!!!" id=

"NO_NEED_TO_REMOVE_WHOLE_DASHBOARD!!!">NO NEED TO REMOVE WHOLE

DASHBOARD!!!

REMOVE TWO7MM SCREWS FROM THE BOTTOM OF STEERING PANEL & PRY

AND REMOVE PANEL.

NEXT REMOVE TWO 7MM SCREWS ON BLACK PLASTIC STRIP THAT YOU SEE

AFTER REMOVING STEERING PANEL....PRY THIS STRIP OF PLASTIC OUT JUST

A LITTLE AND CUT IN THE MIDDLE .

NEXT REMOVE TWO 7MM SCREWS FROM AROUND TOP OF INSTRUMENT PANEL

(BY GAUGES ) PRY PANEL STARTING FROM AROUND VENT ON LEFT BY DRIVERS

DOOR ""THIS PANEL WILL STAY IN PLACE LOOSE... NO NEED TO

REMOVE!""

NEXT YOU WILL SEE 0NE 7MM SCREW BY GEAR SELECTOR AREA.. BEHIND

THE LOOSE PANEL REMOVE THIS SCREW.. ALSO IN SAME AREA BUT LOWER

THERE IS ONE 7MM SCREW THAT NEEDS TO BE REMOVED THAT HOLDS LOWER

DASH PAD ITS FOUND BEHIND LOWER CORNER OF DASH PAD.( LOWER DASH PAD

GAS PEDAL AREA )

"DON'T"!!! REMOVE THE FOUR 10MM BOLTS!!!! IN SAME

AREA

NEXT REMOVE RADIO /AC CONTROL TRIM WITH THIN SCREW DRIVER OR

PANEL TOOL IT HELD IN BY SIX CLIPS...NO NEED TO DISCONNET ANYTHING

IT WILL STAY THERE HANGING!!

NEXT REMOVE TWO CENTER CONSOLE LOWER LARGE PLASTIC CLIPS BY

FLOOR MATS. NEXT UNDER SQUARE BLACK RUBBER AT CENTER CONSOLE REMOVE

ONE SILVER SCREW. MOVE SEATS FOWARD AND REMOVE TWO 8MM SCREWS FROM

SIDES OF CENTER CONSOLE FROM BACK SEAT.

PRY CUP PANEL SECTION THAT WAS HELD DOWN BY SILVER SCREW ...PRY

UP TOP HALF OF CONSOLE STARTING FROM SECTION WHERE ARMREST DOOR

IS.. DISCONNECT LIGHTER PLUG AND REMOVE PANEL .

NOW YOU WILL SEE SIX SCREWS STARTING FROM BELOW RADIO TRIM

WORKING BACK TO ARMREST DOOR .REMOVE ALL SIX..THESE HOLD THE BOTTOM

PORTION OF THE CONSOLE ALSO DISCONNET ONE BLACK PLUG AND PULL ALL

THE WIRES CLIPPED DOWN...PULL BOTTOM PORTION OF CONSOLE TO BACK

SEAT.

PULL LOWER DASH PAD GIVE A NICE TUG.. IT SHOULD MOVE OUT A

LITTLE ..DID YOU REMEMBER ONE SCREW BEHIND CORNER DASH..!.STARTING

FROM AREA BY GAS PEDAL LOOK UP IN THIS AREA YOU WILL HAVE ENOUGH

ROOM TO GET A LONG EXTENTION WITH AN 8MM SOCKET TO REMOVE 3 SCREWS

HOLDING MOTOR TO BLACK PLASTIC SECTION..

REMOVE SCREWS DISCONNECT SMALL BLACK PLUG AND PULL MOTOR FROM

SOCKET GOING TOWARD DRIVERS DOOR DIRECTION. ALIGN NEW MOTOR SHAFT

WITH SOCKET

"TIP.......IF_NEED_BE....._YOU_COULD_PLUG_MOTOR_HARNESS_INTO_NEW_MOTOR_THEN_TURN_IGNITION_ON_AND_MOVE_HEATER/AC_CONTROLS_TO_GET_THE_SHAFT_LINED_UP..DONT_MOVE_ANY_OTHER_WAY!!!!!!"

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"TIP.......IF_NEED_BE....._YOU_COULD_PLUG_MOTOR_HARNESS_INTO_NEW_MOTOR_THEN_TURN_IGNITION_ON_AND_MOVE_HEATER/AC_CONTROLS_TO_GET_THE_SHAFT_LINED_UP..DONT_MOVE_ANY_OTHER_WAY!!!!!!">

TIP.......IF NEED BE..... YOU COULD PLUG MOTOR HARNESS INTO NEW

MOTOR THEN TURN IGNITION ON AND MOVE HEATER/AC CONTROLS TO GET THE

SHAFT LINED UP..DONT MOVE ANY OTHER WAY!!!!!!

NOW PUT SHAFT INTO SOCKET MAKE SURE YOU CONNECTED THE PLUG IF YOU

HAVEN'T ALREADY!! INSTALL 8MM SCREWS AND TRY IT OUT YOU SHOULD HAVE

HEAT NOW

"NOW_INSTALL_EVERTHING_BACK_IN_REVERSE_ORDER" id=

"NOW_INSTALL_EVERTHING_BACK_IN_REVERSE_ORDER">NOW INSTALL EVERTHING

BACK IN REVERSE ORDER

"TOTAL_TIME_45_MINUTES" id="TOTAL_TIME_45_MINUTES">TOTAL TIME 45

MINUTES

"YOU_JUST_SAVED_$350-$500_IN_DEALER_PRICES!!!" id=

"YOU_JUST_SAVED_$350-$500_IN_DEALER_PRICES!!!">YOU JUST SAVED

$350-$500 IN DEALER PRICES!!!

"DEALER_2.5_HOUR_JOB!_PLUS_PART" id=

"DEALER_2.5_HOUR_JOB!_PLUS_PART">DEALER 2.5 HOUR JOB! PLUS

PART


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