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I took my 2002 ford explorer for a detail yesterday. It came back with the ac not coming out of the main vents. It works on defrost but not in the front four vents. Got any ideas

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Your blend door is not operating properly. The blend door directs the air where it is supposed to go based on the settings you tell it, vent, defrost, floor, etc.

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

  • wklemp57 May 06, 2011

    If you want to find out if the blend door is working, open the glove box. If you squeeze the sides the glove box door will drop down. Take a flashlight and look towards the top inside the glove box. You will see a mesh type opening, while looking inside the mesh switch the a/c switch from max to defrost. If you do not see the blend door move you have a broken blend door. My estimates ran from $550 to $750 at local ford dealers. Blend door itself runs between $60 and $70.

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