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My child dropped a dime (.10 cents) in the front center heating vent and now I can't change the temperature from cold to hot. I can hear something trying to move and it sounds like the dime is preventing process switch from cold to hot. Can I fix this myself (Total Rookie) or take my truck to a mechanic?

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You will need to take the dash apart to gain access to the heater assembly. I would recommend taking it to a reputable shop. Hopefully the door did not break and its just the actuator. Good luck.

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00023 0017 Executive electric left hot air flap at the rear of the center console-V202
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00025 0019 Executive electric left cold air flap at the rear of the center console-V204
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00027 Executive 001B motor left flap and defroster vent-V206
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00029 001D Executive electric central bezel-V208
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00035 0023 Control button front right center vent-E303
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00038 0026 Control button left rear deflector in the center console-E306
00039 0027 Control button right rear deflector in the center console-E307
00040 0028 lock button door opener inside-E318
00041 0029 Executive damper motor uniform air flow-V213
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00048 0030 heat exchanger temperature sensor, left-G306
00049 0031 heat exchanger temperature sensor, right-G307
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