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A/C air door actuator

Where dose it go?

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Hi, im not familiar with your model i would guess its behind your drivers door trim to find out exact location ask dealership or your local auto electrician i have done alot of research on this and cannot get exact information without purchasing it. hope this helps sorry i could not be of full assistance to you. shane

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Code search on 02 grand marquis came 024,025,052 for my heater dose not work. What dose the codes mean?


Codes 24/25 are blend door motor codes indicating one or more blend doors are inoperative. Code 52 indicates there is a short circuit in the A/C solar radiation circuit

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How do i fix a stuck blend door on 2010 dodge nitro?


I would pull off the blend door actuator and swap it out with a new one. Or another option is to swap it out with one of the other actuators. The blend door actuator is interchangeable with the actuators for the mode-air doors and the recirculation-air door.

Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

If equipped, remove the silencer from below the driver side of the instrument panel.

Disconnect the wire harness connector from the blend door actuator located on the driver side of the air distribution housing.

Remove the two screws that secure the blend door actuator to the actuator mounting bracket and remove the actuator

Feb 17, 2015 | 2010 Dodge Nitro

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Need info on heater mode door operation


The mode door actuators are reversible, 12-volt direct current (DC) servo motors. The heating-A/C systems on this vehicle use two mode door actuators. One for the panel/floor-air door and one for the defrost-air door.

Both the defrost door actuator (1) and the panel/floor door actuator (2) and the are located on the driver side end of the HVAC housing (3), close to the dash panel.


All actuators (1) are interchangeable with each other. Each actuator is contained within an identical black molded plastic housing with an integral wire connector receptacle (2). Each actuator also has an identical output shaft with splines (3) that connects it to its respective door linkage and three integral mounting tabs (4) that allow the actuator to be secured to the HVAC housing. The mode door actuators do not require mechanical indexing to the mode-air doors, as they are electronically calibrated by the A/C-heater control.
OPERATION

The mode door actuators are connected to the A/C-heater control through the vehicle electrical system by dedicated two-wire leads and connectors of the HVAC wire harness. The mode door actuators can move the defrost-air door and the panel/floor-air door in two directions. When the A/C-heater control pulls the voltage on one side of the motor connection high and the other connection low, the mode-air door will move in one direction. When the A/C-heater control reverses the polarity of the voltage to the motor, the mode-air door moves in the opposite direction.

When the A/C-heater control makes the voltage to both connections high or both connections low, the mode-air door stops and will not move. The A/C-heater control uses a pulse-count positioning system to monitor the operation and relative position of the mode door actuators and the mode-air doors. The A/C-heater control learns the mode-air door stop positions during the Actuator Calibration procedure and will store a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) for any problems it detects in the mode door actuator circuits.

The mode door actuators are diagnosed using a scan tool (Refer to 28 - DTC-Based Diagnostics/HVAC - Diagnosis and Testing).

The mode door actuators cannot be adjusted or repaired and must be replaced if inoperative or damaged.

Jan 28, 2015 | 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

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Drive side power door lock is not working


If the door lock works ok with a key, I would say the lock actuator is failing. Its a small electric solenoid that moves the lock rod.

Jun 26, 2012 | 2008 Hyundai Veracruz

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L door dose not lock all door locks


This may be due to a bad lock actuator, i will need to ask a few questions first.Can you lock the door by hand using the button? or is the lever stuck?Is the problem that it does not work with the power locks only?
Let me try to answer these, first if the door lock does not work with the power locks then the door lock actuator may be bad, the door panel will need to be removed and test for power at actuator. While inside the door check lock linkage.If the door lock lever wont move then that may also be related to a frozen lock actuator, that is the same as above. a bad or frozen lock actuator will not allow door to lock or unlock but sometimes a bad actuator will not work with the power button but will allow you to lock and unlock with lock lever or door key, the door panel needs to be removed to check . good day.

Apr 29, 2012 | 2000 Hyundai Sonata

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My 2004 Avalanche ' heating system will not heat. No matter what the setting it either blows no air or cold air and it is 25 degrees outside so this is a problem. The engine is up to temp and I have tried...


The most likely cause is a failed blend door actuator; however I recommend a little troubleshooting. First, can you hear a clicking sound behind the dash when you turn the setting to hot? If yes, it is certainly the actuator stripping its gears. If not, check to make sure the heater hoses are both hot as they connect to the heater core at the firewall (in the engine compartment). If one or both of the hoses do not get hot, there is a blockage caused either by an air bubble or a stuck water control valve in the heater hose. If the hoses are both hot, the indication is again the blend door actuator.

Below are instructions for replacing the actuator. Look at the diagrams carefully--the big arrows point to the front of the truck and the actuator is on the side of the heater box above the outlet duct that runs to the driver's side of the floor. Also, the actuator is expensive, so I recommend you make sure it's bad and shop around a bit to get a good price. To check out the actuator, first see if you can turn the blend door by hand. If you can't turn it, maybe it's jammed. Also, reconnect the actuator after removing it and see what it does when you turn the heater to hot.

Removal & Installation
  1. Remove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2).

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Fig. Remove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2)


Disconnect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (#10 in pic below). jturcotte_394.gif

Fig. Blend door actuator and related components


Remove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module.


Remove the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam.
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Fig. Remove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module



To install:

  1. Install the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam.
    1. Line up the heater/defroster valve lever with the blend door actuator cam slot.
    2. Line up the A/C valve lever with the blend door actuator cam

  2. Install the blend door actuator mounting screw to the HVAC module.
    1. Tighten the blend door actuator mounting screw to 14 inch lbs. (1.6 Nm).

  3. Connect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (10).
  4. Install the floor air outlet duct extension (1) to the floor air duct (2).


Picture of actuator:


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Dec 07, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche

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Cold air on passenger side and warm on the drive.


If the actuator door motors are working,then the door,itself,is broken,and is not moving with the actuator motor.

Jun 13, 2010 | 2000 Pontiac Bonneville

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Right door lock fails to work when unlock buttom is pushed.


take door panel offf check for power to the actuator. or just replace the doorlock actuator.

Jan 24, 2010 | 2002 GMC Envoy

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200 Jeep Laredo..Air is cold and fan is blowing,


there is a blend door actuator for the laredo and if is bad the air wont come out here is a pic of what it looks like and how to get to it


The single zone heater-A/C system is equipped with a single blend door actuator. The dual zone system has two blend door actuators, one for the driver side blend-air door and one for the passenger side blend-air door.
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  1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the glove box from the instrument panel.
  3. Remove the three screws that secure the blend door actuator to the passenger side of the HVAC air distribution housing .
  4. Remove the blend door actuator from the air distribution housing and disconnect the HVAC wire harness connector from the actuator.
  5. Remove the blend door actuator from the vehicle
to instal
  1. Position the blend door actuator into the vehicle.
  2. Install the blend door actuator onto the passenger side of the HVAC air distribution housing . If necessary, rotate the actuator slightly to align the splines on the actuator output shaft with those on the blend door cam .
  3. Install the screws that secure the blend door actuator to the passenger side of the air distribution housing . Tighten the screws to 17 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
  4. Connect the HVAC wire harness connector to the blend door actuator.
  5. Install the glove box into the instrument panel.
  6. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

Sep 09, 2009 | 1998 Cadillac Seville

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Heating system only blows out hot air through the vents


I would look at the air blend doors first, it sound like they are not working or your control in the dash is not working send a signal to them. they work by changing the air from hot to cold or in between.

Avalanche, Sierra And Silverado
  1. Remove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2). 0900c152801c9c8a.jpgRemove the floor air outlet duct extension (1) from the floor duct (2)
  2. Disconnect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (10). 0900c152801c9c8b.jpgBlend door actuator and related components
  3. Remove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module.
  4. Remove the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam. 0900c152801c9c8c.jpgRemove the blend door actuator mounting screws from the HVAC module
To install:
  1. Install the blend door actuator as an assembly with the actuator cam.
    1. Line up the heater/defroster valve lever with the blend door actuator cam slot.
    2. Line up the A/C valve lever with the blend door actuator cam
  2. Install the blend door actuator mounting screw to the HVAC module.
    1. Tighten the blend door actuator mounting screw to 14 inch lbs. (1.6 Nm).
  3. Connect the electrical connection at the blend door actuator (10). 0900c152801c9c8b.jpgBlend door actuator and related components
  4. Install the floor air outlet duct extension (1) to the floor air duct (2).
C/K Series
  1. Disconnect the electrical connector to the mode actuator that is located on the left side of the air distribution case.
  2. Remove the screws.
  3. Remove the adjuster links from the control lever.
  4. Remove the mode actuator.
  5. Adjust the mode actuator by completing the following steps:
    1. Connect the electrical connector to the actuator.
    2. Turn the ignition switch to the RUN position. Allow the self-positioning of the actuator.
    3. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
    4. Remove the actuator from the electrical connection. 0900c152801c9c8d.jpgBlend door actuator-C/K Series
To install:
  1. Install the mode actuator.
  2. Install the screws.
  3. Install the adjuster links to the control lever.
  4. Connect the electrical connector.
  5. Test the circuit operation

Nov 27, 2008 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado

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