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How do I recover an important piece that I dropped in the

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How do I recover an important piece that I dropped in the driver side defrost vent on my 2013 f350
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Hello, is the item magnetic at all?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is I tryed a flexi mag but couldn't get all the way down. Sounded like it hit bottom when it fell
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

The hardest part is determine where the doors inside the HVAC plenum were when the piece was dropped. Sometimes you can go through the bottom. Other times your only option is to remove the instrument panel so you can access the HVAC plenum. Sometimes you can also go through the vents.