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Heat won't switch back to cool 2003 turbo bettle

Took it to a dealership they said the heater flap is broken and needs air box They wanted to charge $1850 for it.I couldn't go that!!

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    since this repair requires complete removal of the dash assembly and a new air box assembly the repair bill sounds like it is in the ball park, almost all of it is labor for removing the dash.

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If you can get in there ,the little flap probably just fell down,like mine and my cousins. I cut a short piece of half-inch pipe to prop it back in place two years ago. He glued his three years ago . Both still work .I think I took the glove box out first then the panels on the sides of the front of the console to access.

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