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Tapping sound in rear quarter panel of vehicle. Can be heard (inside and outiside) and felt, very rhythmic. Not coming from the fan near the additional outlet either.

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Here's a link I found helpful for my 05 Expedition. http://expeditionforum.com/showthread.php?t=2324 I was able to pull the C pillar trim (passenger side) away at the top, pried the cupholder out, pulled the rear quarter panel trim out at the top (bent it carefully, just enough to put my hand in), and unplugged the motor, so now the blend is permanently through the top vents, which is fine. If I get to a salvage yard, I can replace it, but it's workable for now.

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  3. Remove second row seat.
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  15. Pass first row seat belt through slot in trim panel.
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Removal & Installation

  1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the right quarter trim panel as follows:
    1. Remove first rear seat. Remove the second rear seat, if equipped.
    2. Remove the sliding door sill plate.
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    6. Remove the screws securing the quarter trim to quarter panel from the bolster area.
    7. Remove the screws securing the rear edge of the quarter trim to the support bracket.
    8. Carefully disengage the hidden clips securing the front of the quarter trim to the quarter panel just rearward of the sliding door opening.


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Fig. Removing the trim panel to access the rear blower motor

i. Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the accessory power outlet, if equipped.


j. On long wheelbase wagons only, remove the quarter trim from the quarter panel and pull second rear seat belt through access hole.


k. Pull first rear seat belt through the access hole.


l. Remove the quarter trim panel from the vehicle.



3. Remove the 5 screws mounting the A/C-heater blower motor housing to the rear HVAC unit (one mounting screw located on evaporator cover).


4. Twist the blower motor out of scroll housing.


5. Disconnect the blower motor wiring connector.


6. Remove the blower motor from vehicle.

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Fig. The rear blower motor is held in place by four screws
To install:

  1. Install the blower motor unit into the vehicle.
  2. Reconnect the blower motor wiring connector.
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      Fig. Removing the trim panel to access the rear blower motor

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    Fig. The rear blower motor is held in place by four screws


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    Fig. The blower motor is located behind the glovebox, behind the blower motor cover
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    Fig. The blower motor is secured to the housing with three small screws
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  1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the right quarter trim panel as follows:
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      Fig. Removing the trim panel to access the rear blower motor
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    Fig. The rear blower motor is held in place by four screws
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