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The control knob on the direction of air turns to different settings but the air comes out on one position,face only. it does not change to defrost or floorboard. with winter months coming i need it to go to defrost.any suggestions

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You will need to access the inner panel behind the glove box to get to the "deflector-motor"this motor is in front of the heater and a/c cores at the engine firewall and is either operated by engine vacuum or electrically operated 12 volts and changes the air flow to the different ductwork via a flap to direct the air flow to the defrost,floor: either it has lost its power be it vacuum or electric 12volts or the motor can become sticky and not move,all it moves is 90 degrees and dirt makes them sluggish...if your good at "turning wrenches" you can try fixing it,it gets trying cause of the tight spaces and time consuming removal of the dash.if you access it spray it out and get it moving with "WD-40" lube, then wipe it down and spray with dry silicone spray as wd40 will attract dirt later on. good luck

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