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Blend door heater all hot

Heat is all ways on can i remove pipes from heater core

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  • melbarran Jul 16, 2008

    hi as a temp fix in hot weather i,v taken off water pipes off and the car works and it blowing coollll air

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I had the same problem several years ago and I had to replace the complete box with a cost of 400.00. It is good to know about the fix. It would be worth the try.

Steering column and entire dash has to be removed to replace the heater box.

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No need to do that, behind the glove box is the blend door motor, it most often breaks the shaft of the blend door, which causes a costly fix, and it will break it again. There are sites that tell you how to remove the motor, drill a small hole and put a pin in the shaft so that the motor will still turn the broken connector, I did this and my blend door is still working 5 years later. I have heard stories of people paying up to $700.00 to have the original blend door replaced, and it breaks again.

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