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No heat going to the floor.

I have a 2003 Ford F150. When I press the button on the controller to floor the heat comes out the defrost. I can switch from defrost to vent. When I press the vent & floor button it changes to the defrost.

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SOURCE: 2004 Ford Expedition rear floor cool/heat

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Item Part Number Description 1 — Air inlet door 2 — Temperature blend door 3 — Headliner airflow 4 — Auxiliary mode door 5 — Floor airflow 6 18476 Heater core 7 19860 Evaporator core 8 19805 Blower motor
The auxiliary A/C and heating system has the following features:

  • The auxiliary A/C and heating system is functional whenever the instrument panel mounted A/C control is in any position except OFF.
  • The auxiliary blower motor recirculates the air inside the vehicle. Outside air is not available to the auxiliary system.
  • Air is cooled and dehumidified by the auxiliary A/C evaporator core only if the instrument panel mounted A/C control is adjusted to a position that requires A/C compressor operation.
  • The temperature blend door and the auxiliary mode door are controlled by electric actuator motors.
  • Movement of the auxiliary temperature control between COOL and WARM causes a corresponding movement of the temperature blend door to mix air flowing through and around the auxiliary heater core.
  • Movement of the auxiliary mode control between PANEL and FLOOR causes a corresponding movement of the auxiliary mode door to direct air flow between the panel (headliner) registers and the floor duct.
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I would say the auxiliary mode door (#4) electric motor is not wokring.

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Auxiliary Blend Door Actuator —Air Distribution Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the RH quarter trim panel cup holder and access panel.
  1. Remove the screws.
  1. Disconnect the blend door actuator electrical connector.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

chuck943
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SOURCE: Vent control

You have a vacuum leak.Defrost is the default postion(no vacuum).
See if you can locate the small black vacuum line that goes inside the vehicle on the passenger side near the heater core. The trace it back,should see it going to a canister then to the intake manifold.Make sure it is not disconnected or broken somewhere.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: PROBLEM WHEN SELECTING THE DIRECTION FOR THE AIR

Sounds like you have a supply vacuum problem. When you lose supply vacuum to the control head it defaults to defrost.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

moparownr
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SOURCE: 2004 Ford Expedition XLT, front blend door actuator

Hope I was avle to help, glad you up and going.

Posted on May 27, 2009

chuck943
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SOURCE: Ford F150 2003 When I press the max cool on the AC the air comes out of the windshield defrost vent iinstead of the cabin vents and is not as cold as it use to be. Summer in Texas Help !

You did not mention if the system you have is electronic(digital control) or manual(control knobs) but what your problem is, is a vacuum leak. Defrost and heat or the default postions for no vacuum. If it works ok until you press max air Then you will need to check the outside blend door vacuum motor. It will be the white vacuum line going from the control head.
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Posted on Jun 01, 2009

harley9701ha
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SOURCE: climate control is on defrost only the auto

Check your vacuum pump located on the right side fenderwell. see if its running. Check the vacuum hose at the hubs for leaks or damage. repair if damaged. check for other vacuum leaks such as the grey hose going to the heater control valve.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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