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A/C airflow ( 1996 Ford Taurus)

The air will not blow from the vents on the dash ,when switched ,it is blowing from the vents over the dash as if the switch was set to defrost .Can you please help me figure this out?

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It sounds like you might have a vacuum leak. The air doors that control where the air flow goes are vacuum operated, and if a line gets broken or dry cracks, the system will go to its "default" setting, which is usually either the defroster or the floor. Start at the engine and check all of your vacuum lines, both rubber and the hard plastic ones. There will be at least one vacuum line, usually a hrd plastic one, that goes through the firewall, near where the heater box is. Check them all. Remember that there are also vacuum lines that go inside the car, behind the dash to the control head. Good luck.

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