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How to replace blend door actuator on a 2008 4 cyl. Ford Ranger

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Blower works as well as AC but not heat.

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Ok, you will need to remove the defroster grille and passenger side air bag for this. I have uploaded the directions for your. As a note, where it says to depower the SRS system in the airbag directions, simply disconnect both battery cables and wait 3 minute before proceeding for this

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