PANEL TOOL OR FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER ,1/4 SOCETS 7 & 8MM
....1/4 HANDLE...1/4 SMALL EXTENTION...1/4 RATCHETNO 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 SOCKETTIP.......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 ORDERTOTAL TIME 45 MINUTESYOU JUST SAVED $350-$500 IN DEALER PRICES!!!DEALER 2.5 HOUR JOB! PLUS PART
IF the problem is with control over heat and AC, most likely the problem is with the blend door operation. It is a common failure on the 02-08 Explorer. Check heatertreater.net for diagnostics, pictures, and a repair solution.
Check heatertreater.net for diagnostic information and a fix for the blend door/actuator problems endemic to this model.
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The problem is with the blend doors. Check www.heatertreater.net for diagnostic information and an inexpensive fix.
To repair a seat heater on a 2004 Buick LeSabre, disconnect the connector and check for voltage. If there is no voltage, replace the switch. If there is voltage, check for an open circuit.
It sounds like you are in the middle of the common blend door failure on the Explorers. Check heatertreater.net for diagnostic information and potential fixes.
I was just quoted $185. Parts and labor. I own a 2004 Explorer XLT
The thermostat on a 2004 Eddie Bauer Edition Explorer 4.6L V8 is located in the top heater hose. It is in the end that is attached to the water pump.
You need to purchase a Haynes Manual for a detailed description of the repair.
Perhaps a bad fan resistor
Under air box hose .Right side of vehicle .Should have 4 heater hoses going to it and a small vaccum line .
I have a 2004 Ford Explorer and the heat does not work, but when i try to turn the control valve to heat it makes a clicking noise. How do i fix it?
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The 2004 Ford Explorer has a V6 engine.
The 2004 Ford Explorer has 12 valves.
Low coolant?Bad Thermostat?System "airbound"Defective heater control cable?Plugged heater core?The most common reason is a broken blend door in the plenum box. Check the video on YouTube for information on diagnosing and repairing the system. Search "explorer heater" to find the video.It is either a broken blend door, or a broken actuator motor. Typically to fix this problem, a mechanic will disassemble the entire dash, and replace the plenum box. Unfortunately this is an expensive fix because it is labor and parts intensive. There is a DIY solution called heatertreater. They provide instructions on how to access the blend door by removing the glove box, and replacing the blend door without removing the dash and plenum assembly. Broken blend doors are a common problem among Ford explorers, and most heating and A/C issues in late model Ford explorers are directly caused by a malfunctioning blend door.Read more: 2004%20ford%20explorer%20heater%20problems%20clikcing%20noiseThat is why Aluminum blend doors, recirculation doors and modes doors should be preferred over plastic or steel blend doors.Read more: 2000_ford_explorer_heater_fan_motor_makes_a_noise_like_a_leaf_is_in_it
why dont u call insurers or whoever sold the car 2 u coz i dont know how to fix 1.
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The 2004 Ford Explorer is 15 ft. 9.5 in. (189.5 in.) long.
The 2004 Ford Explorer has single overhead cam (SOHC).