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Heater is blowing cold air. Coolant level is fine no leaks…

Heater is blowing cold...

Heater is blowing cold air

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant level? Have you checked for a leak in the radiator?

Coolant level is fine no leaks also coolant temperature is normal

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2002 safari van

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Safari yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes trying to fix it myself changed the themostat

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It makes a ticking sound under the dash just as it starts in the morning

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Randall C
Randall C, ASE Certified Technician
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Hello, I am Randall. I am working on answering your question now, Please allow me a few min to reply. Meantime? you may see a popup for phone call, I do NOT send this, the system does, I would prefer to keep in chat/email however, at times a call may help. I can not send files or diagrams via phone so lets start out in chat/email and go from there. Back shortly, Thanks

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what you have is a bad temperature blend door actuator, It is a small plastci electric motoe that opens and closes the blend door. When they fail? the gear inside strips and what you get is a clicking sound as the gear is not working. You need to change the actuator. You can buy at most any parts store, Its on the passenger side of the HVAC case, I have attached a couple files showing location and how to change. Yes, working a bit up under dash but not too bad. Here are the files. Book time is .7 hours shop time to change it

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