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1999 Cougar blows Cold. Where is blend door/actuator location?

Fan works normal and coolant is clean, but suddenly only cold air blows. Most likely the blend door is inoperative for some reason. For now I just want to temporarily fix the blend door in a position to blow heat/defrost whenever the fan is turned on, if I can get at it. In MN we need heat pretty much all winter anyway and I don't have time to mess with fixing the source of the problem right now - unless its just a bad a/c fuse as others suggested (supposed to be same circuit as blend door actuator). Tired of being cold, so just concerned with ability to get heat right now, not niceties or correct repair. Where is blend door and actuator located on 1999 Cougar V6? Thanks.

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SOURCE: blend door actuator needs replacing does the

no it doesnt ... check out if you have to replace the blend doors .... but the actuator is directly behind the glove box...remove the glove box take out 3 screws and remove actuator and replace.....waa laa

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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SOURCE: ac or heat wont blow

Needs a blower motor resistor if the fan only blows on one speed. It is located underneath the firewall on the outside, near where the passenger exhaust system is. You need to take the passenger side cat converter off to get to it.

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SOURCE: 1999 mercury cougar only blows cold air, no heat.

if the car is overheating the thermostat is stuck closed if the car is not overheating the heater control valve may need to be replaced

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SOURCE: my 99 cougar only blows cold air the hoses are hot,

maybe your thermostat is stuck open, you may need a new thermostat.

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thanks brews. i will give it a try and see what happens.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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