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FreeStar: 2004 Ford Freestar Apparently all blend door actuators

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2004 Ford Freestar
Apparently all blend door actuators went out at the same time (Dash and ceiling). A/C Compressor and blower are working just fine, but only heat comes out of all vents. Would a bad fuse for the climate control head unit cause this? If Yes where is the fuse located.
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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thanks for choosing just answer. When you try and change the front temperature do you hear a clicking noise at all?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Any Answer? It seems improbable that all the blender motors would go at the same time, The Compressor and blower are working just fine, so on that assumption I would be looking at a fuse blown or a short. If I no which fuse has the blender motors attached to It I can trace it.
Expert:  James replied 2 years ago.
The blend doors use a voltage reference from the HVAC module. They don't have w fuse controlling them directly. If the AC compressor may be working but not up to standards. The AC pressure can be low causing poor cooling. Do you have a way to test for codes in the HVAC module itself? If you have a volt meter we can attempt to test the blend door motor wiring?
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Compressor and Motor were tested 3 times, all in complete working order meeting spec's.
So the blender motors are not allowing the cold thru only heat, or the temperature control is not sending the message that we want cold air not hot.
Will need to review this further.
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Expert:  James replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for that info. I am driving home and when I get there I can post the wire diagram for you. This way we can go over it together.
Expert:  James replied 2 years ago.
Does your vehicle have rear controls where they can adjust the temperature separately?

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