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Experience:  I have an Associates Degree in Automotive. 10 Years experience on all makes and models. 20 Years Honda only including factory training. Over 30 years total.
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1997 honda accord, my air flow will not change position,

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1997 honda accord, my air flow will not change position, etc, defrost,foot, vent. It only blows through the vent. I can push the buttons and they light up but the position will not change
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Honda-Man replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer.

I have seen this problem in the past several times. The most common cause is a bad mode control motor. The mode motor is on the side of the heater unit(box). It controls the heater unit levers when you use the control panel buttons. Fuse #8 in the under-dash fuse box supplies power to the mode motor. If it were blown the compressor clutch and cooling fan would also not work so it must be OK. I have included the test and replacement instructions for the mode motor. If you have any other questions feel free to ask!

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