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I am reviewing your instructions for removing the dashboard from my 1998 Lincoln town car how much more is involved in removing the heater box to replace a broken blend door
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The heater box does not need to be removed to replace the blend door actuator. The instrument panel does, however, need to be removed and pulled back to access the actuator. It is mounted to the top side of the AC/Heater plenum. Do you need the steps to get this done?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I did not ask about replacing the blend door actuator! I asked about replacing the BLEND DOOR which does require removal of the heater box. Try again.....
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Hi,

Different expert here.

After removing the dash, then you will need to edrain the coolant and disconnect the heater core lines. At that point you will unbolt the heater housing and remove from the vehicle in order to split it apart to replace the door

It is a bit more indepth to get to the bolts, so if you can give me a couple of minutes I can upload the procedure

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
please upload this instructions I would appreciate it

HI,

Ok, directions are too large a file for here, so I have uploaded them as a pdf file to a free file sharer. The directions do include how to take apart the housing and replace the door in addition to removing the housing from the vehicle once the dash is out. Copy and paste the link below to your browser to go to it and download.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/c511a3939oh7x68/Removal_and_Installation_%28Heater_Core_Case%29_-.pdf

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The link has now been deleted due to failure to provide a positive rating. If you would like a new link, please provide a positive rating.

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Ok, I assume you do not want me to post a new link to the directions at this point. Again, I pay out of pocket for these directions. Without your positive rating, I receive no credit/compensation, therefore, I do not give them away for free.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I am happy to have you provide the download and I will provide positive feedback and be happy to pay for your service

here is the link

http://www.mediafire.com/file/e4f9cjodd3mf6b3/Removal_and_Installation_%28Heater_Core_Case%29_-.pdf

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you very much Eric this is most helpful

you are welcome

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