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Selector stuck in defrost mode will not switch to vents

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Defrost mode is the default as a safety feature. Could be a control motor that controls the flapper doors has died.

Hopefully the remedy will not include dash removal which is the worst case scenario.

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Air distribution within the vehicle is determined by the function selector switch position. Two airflow mode doors are used to direct airflow within the heater core and evaporator core housing. The function selector switch/cable assembly is used to position these airflow mode doors. Refer to Section 412-00 for description and operation of each of the system functions.
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Function Selector Cable Assembly
The function selector cable assembly moves the airflow mode doors to the desired position using a 2-sided pull-pull type cable assembly. The function selector controls the cable movement. The end of the cable assembly attaches to the airflow mode door/temperature blend door actuating assembly which transfers the cable movement to the 2 airflow mode doors.
An electrical switch is incorporated into the function selector to notify the A/C switch assembly if DEFROST or FLOOR/DEFROST is selected. When DEFROST or FLOOR/DEFROST is selected, the A/C switch assembly will disable the RECIRC request button and send an A/C request to the powertrain control module (PCM) regardless of the A/C request button indicator ON/OFF status.
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SECTION 412-01: Climate Control 2005 Focus Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 02/25/2004
Function Selector Switch adobe.gif Printable View (173 KB) Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the 4 bolts and position aside the lower steering column cover.
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  1. Remove the function selector knob.
  1. Remove the center instrument panel finish panel.
    • Disconnect the cigar lighter electrical connector.
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  1. Detach the function selector switch.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
    1. Remove the screw and detach the function selector switch.
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  1. Detach the function selector cable and remove the function selector switch/cable assembly.
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  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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