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Taurus airflow problem

2002 ford taurus 3.0L 24dohc air will not blow thru the dash. It will blow defrost and floor, just not the dash

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It sounds like the flap that controls air flow is stuck, the vacuum line is leaking or off, or the vacuum actuator is defective. Hope this helped.

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