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Air blend door actuator it seems that the actuator is functional but it is not getting the commands from its source. what could cause this?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: cant find the blend door actuator on 2003 ford f150 super crew

The temperature blend door actuator is located on the right side of the transmission hump under the evap. case. The floor ducts cover it.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: new blend door actuator doesnt operate

had this problem before... recheck part#....is it for EATC or MANUAL...??? eatc on a manual will only go to half way...sounds like they gave you the wrong part....its a pain to replace wasn't it.....hope this helped you...GL

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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SOURCE: how to replace blend door actuator in a ford

I recently did mine, I hear you can do it without taking the entire dash apart but I had no luck with it myself. I have to get ready for work but, on mine it was located down and to the left of the radio. its a white box...are you hearing a clicking noise or something? I had to roll the entire dash back and it was still a major pain getting it out.

Posted on Dec 07, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Crown Vic 4.6L. EATCM A/C, Heating

that clicking noise you hear is likely a relay in the fuse panel that needs to be replaced. the easiest way to find out which relay it is would be to put you finger on each relay as you actuate the device not working. once you locate the clicking relay replace it . to reset the computer just unhook the battery for about ten minutes. if you have an anti theft radio make sure you know the code for it and how to enter it before you unhook the battery.

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Posted on Nov 27, 2010

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Although there are several things that can cause the actuator to not work, it is usually caused by a failure in the actuator itself.

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Removal & Installation
  1. Remove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2).

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Fig. Remove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2)


Disconnect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (#10 in pic below). jturcotte_394.gif

Fig. Blend door actuator and related components


Remove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module.


Remove the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam.
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Fig. Remove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module



To install:

  1. Install the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam.
    1. Line up the heater/defroster valve lever with the blend door actuator cam slot.
    2. Line up the A/C valve lever with the blend door actuator cam

  2. Install the blend door actuator mounting screw to the HVAC module.
    1. Tighten the blend door actuator mounting screw to 14 inch lbs. (1.6 Nm).

  3. Connect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (10).
  4. Install the floor air outlet duct extension (1) to the floor air duct (2).


Picture of actuator:


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Are you saying the temp blend door is not working?
If yes, it's the control head or the temp blend door motor on th plenum case under the dash. Buy used on ebay.

DO you have manaul or electroic controls?

If electronic

A/C Electronic Blend Door Actuator The A/C electronic blend door actuator is located on top of the A/C evaporator core housing (19A553) assembly.
  • Its function is to move the A/C air temperature control door on command from the control assembly.
  • The A/C electronic blend door actuator contains a reversible electric motor and a potentiometer. The potentiometer wiper is connected to the actuator output shaft and moves with the output shaft to indicate the position of the A/C air temperature control door.
  • A five volt signal is applied to the ends of the potentiometer. The voltage available at the wiper indicates the position of the potentiometer. The expressed value of the actuator wiper voltage is sent to the control module and matched with the wiper voltage of the module potentiometer. The printed circuit board then drives the actuator motor in whichever direction is necessary to make the actuator wiper voltage agree with the control module wiper voltage.
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#3 is the blend door.

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are you sure it is not the temp control on the heater control panel that's bad?
please rate if this solves your issue.

A/C Electronic Blend Door Actuator The A/C electronic blend door actuator is located on the rear of the A/C evaporator housing assembly.
  • Its function is to move the A/C air temperature control door on command from the control assembly.
  • The A/C electronic blend door actuator contains a reversible electric motor and a potentiometer. The potentiometer wiper is connected to the actuator output shaft and moves with the output shaft to indicate the position of the A/C air temperature control door.
  • A 5 volt signal is applied to the ends of the potentiometer. The voltage available at the wiper indicates the position of the potentiometer. The expressed value of the actuator wiper voltage is sent to the control module and is matched with the wiper voltage of the module potentiometer. The printed circuit board then drives the actuator motor in whichever direction is necessary to make the actuator wiper voltage agree with the control module wiper voltage.
A/C Electronic Blend Door Actuator
Removal
  1. Disengage two push pins retaining instrument panel insulator to instrument panel. Disconnect courtesy lamp from instrument panel insulator.
    1. Remove floor console. Refer to Section 01-12 .
    1. Working from under instrument panel, remove two retaining screws and metal cover from A/C evaporator housing.
    1. Remove A/C electronic blend door actuator electrical connector.
    1. Remove three remaining retaining screws from A/C electronic blend door actuator.
    1. Pull the A/C electronic blend door actuator away from the A/C evaporator housing for a distance of approximately 25 mm (1 inch) to disengage it from the A/C air temperature control door.
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I would look at the air blend doors first, it sound like they are not working or your control in the dash is not working send a signal to them. they work by changing the air from hot to cold or in between.

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  1. Remove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2). 0900c152801c9c8a.jpgRemove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2)
  2. Disconnect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (10). 0900c152801c9c8b.jpgBlend door actuator and related components
  3. Remove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module.
  4. Remove the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam. 0900c152801c9c8c.jpgRemove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module
To install:
  1. Install the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam.
    1. Line up the heater/defroster valve lever with the blend door actuator cam slot.
    2. Line up the A/C valve lever with the blend door actuator cam
  2. Install the blend door actuator mounting screw to the HVAC module.
    1. Tighten the blend door actuator mounting screw to 14 inch lbs. (1.6 Nm).
  3. Connect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (10). 0900c152801c9c8b.jpgBlend door actuator and related components
  4. Install the floor air outlet duct extension (1) to the floor air duct (2).
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  1. Disconnect the electrical connector to the mode actuator that is located on the left side of the air distribution case.
  2. Remove the screws.
  3. Remove the adjuster links from the control lever.
  4. Remove the mode actuator.
  5. Adjust the mode actuator by completing the following steps:
    1. Connect the electrical connector to the actuator.
    2. Turn the ignition switch to the RUN position. Allow the self-positioning of the actuator.
    3. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
    4. Remove the actuator from the electrical connection. 0900c152801c9c8d.jpgBlend door actuator-C/K Series
To install:
  1. Install the mode actuator.
  2. Install the screws.
  3. Install the adjuster links to the control lever.
  4. Connect the electrical connector.
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