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Advice me how do I dismantle the centre ventilator on the dashboard, the control switch and fins are stuck

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1.Open the glove box and remove the screw which goes into the side of the heater vent.
2.Shine a torch into the vent and locate the 4 spring clips which hold it into the dash, once you've found them use a small flat blade screwdriver to carefully prize each one out.
WARNING!!!
BE CAREFUL WHEN REMOVING THE VENTS BECAUSE THEY ARE EASY TO BREAK!

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