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Need to remove dash board on 2005 ford explorer, no heat just

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Need to remove dash board on 2005 ford explorer, no heat just air and clicking sound.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Shawn replied 8 years ago.



Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.


The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:


-Do you the EATC (Electronic Automatic Temperature Control) or Manual Control?


-What else have you already tried?


Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Manual controls with 3 dials on panel. Trying to remove dash board but will not give I have a lot of little screws most of them from the driver side.
Expert:  Shawn replied 8 years ago.





Thanks for using Just Answer, the most common cause of the problem you are having is a defective Blend door actuator, that is was is making the clicking sound. I am sending you directions on how to replace, hope this helps you out.



Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the instrument panel.
  2. Remove the 2 LH floor duct screws.
  3. Remove the LH floor duct.
  4. Remove the 3 LH temperature blend door actuator screws
  5. Disconnect the LH temperature blend door actuator electrical connector.
  6. Remove the LH temperature blend door actuator.
  7. To install, reverse the removal procedure.










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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
can you email me this information to print later on .
Expert:  Shawn replied 8 years ago.
they are on pdf format, so just click on the previous info and there should a print option. I can send again if you need.
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