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Hi David. WOW did I...
Hi David. WOW did I ever get into a wiring nightmare. While fixing my heat problem on my buick I replaced the multifunction unit. This car has an aftermarket remote start system. Wires have been cut rerouted and a real mess. Good thing.....I removed the heater actuator on the drivers side and manually turned the actuator and I got heat. Can I assume the motor is bad. I will check for voltage to the unit.
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if you have voltage to the actuator then yes.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hi David. I appreciate you following up. After removing the driver side actuator I manually could move the door and I have heat! So you have helped me resolve the issue, providing the actuator is receiving a signal from the dash control unit. I have not checked the voltage yet. I can get a new actuator from autozone for $130, from on-line Amazon for $28 and from the junkyard for $10. This is where I am. I appreciate you asking. BTW I cannot rate you again. I tried to rate you for this new question but I think the system thinks it is attached to our previous work and won't let me do another rating. I will continue to try or just authorize a bonus/. Either way I am trying to work it out. If I need more help with this I will let you know. Thanks again.

you are very welcome. go for the 10.00 junkyard one.

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