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Heating problem in a 1999 ford windstar

There is not heat in the car clicking noise coming form the middle when lever goes to the heat but not when turned to the ac side.
thermostat was changed recently

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  • lmonroe Feb 07, 2009

    I have a 2002 Ford Windstar van. My heater just stopped this winter...the dash has a clicking sound and no hot air blows, just the a/c works. the clicking was only when I slid the glide to the heat side but not on the a/c side. then it was on both sides, now the noise comes and goes. the heating element in the rear window no longer works now

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I have the exact same problem except my rear heat still works properly.



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This noise is the blend door electric stepper motor, this motor controls the door inside the heating ducts that diverts air across the heater core to heat the van, either the bleen door is warped from heat and stuck, or the blend door motor is defective, in order to fix this the dash assembly must be pulled to gain access to the motor and the door.

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