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My floor heat vent continually opens and closes making a

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My floor heat vent continually opens and closes making a clicking noise.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

Hi, I’m Cary and I’ll be helping you today.
Please understand that I can't smell, hear, or touch the vehicle, so patience is appreciated. Before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as needed, even after the rating..

It sounds like a door actuator/motor for sure.. I have replaced several. Need to be sure which one it is first. Does the clicking noise eventually stop without touching the HVAC settings?

Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

What year is the F150?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No
Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

What year is it?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
2008
Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

Does the clicking noise change or stop if you change the temp setting or the mode setting?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
if I go to defrost or dash vents only
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Defrost is weak
Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

Good. Let me look at some repair info. Be right back.

Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

Here is a photo of the actuator you need to replace. It is on the left side of the dash just above the gas pedal.

Expert:  Cary York replied 5 months ago.

Make sure to remove only the 3 screws shown in the photo. There are 4 others that attach a linkage and cam assy to the case. Do not remove them.

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