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Cold Air Pours Onto Feet In Passenger Side Of Vehicle

2005 Ford Escape Hybrid - in cold weather cold air dumps onto the feet of the right front passenger. This is not a case of a cold engine or bad heater core, the heater makes lots of heat, it’s a matter of cold air getting into the vehicle. It seems to be coming out of the heater box somewhere. The dealer cut up a piece of head liner and stuck under the dash to redirect the cold air but that at best is a short term fix. The dealer told me the problem is common to Escapes and Explorers and Ford has no fix for it. Ford customer service just gives me the run around and won’t answer my simple question of is there now a fix for the problem. Any ideas?

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    Steve Wadas Nov 30, 2013

    My 2004 Ford escape was doing the same thing this weekend. My vehicle is now 9 years old so I don't know if age has anything to do with it. Is there a fix?



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Thats a hell of an answer from a dealer. and i wouldn't except it. tell them to fix it or you'll report them to better buisness bureau. as for their FIX. it's a joke. obviously a damper problem. good luck.

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