2001 Cadillac DeVille Q&A

2001 Cadillac DeVille Question: WHEN I START MY CAR I HEAR TICKING SOUND IN DASH LAST ABOUT 30 SEC. AIR OR HEAT

air or heat will not come thru these center dash vents, it is like these vents are closed but will occassionally open. HELP... -
Answer 1
Mode Actuator or , Mode Door problem. -
Comment 1
DOOR ACTUATOR GEARS A STRIPPED INTERNALLY. VERY COMMON -
Comment 2
can i install this myself? can you tell me how. i priced opne at 36.00 -
Comment 3
That is probaly a bigger job than the average person should tackle. The HVAC system several door motors and most require dash panel removal. Best take it to shop that does a lot automotive HVAC work and has experience with that type of work. More labor than part cost. -