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(1999 Ford Taurus)
in Kent, WA on October 21, 2009
Please help. We have back flushed heater core,put new water pump in as well as thermostat. Had ford dealer do tellme the blend door motor needed to be replaced. Of course that was going to cost $670. I decided to have back yard mechanic look and he found the arm that open the door to be broken and the motor is working fine. However when he opened the door we got some heat to the lower part of the cabin and cold air to the top. He suggested the thermistat br replaced as he can sqeeze thr hose from the thermostat and I guess you should be able to sqeeze that hoze. I feel like I am dumping money into a pit. Anyone have any other suggestions on this?
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on October 22, 2009
Without seeing this first hand, it's hard to get a good feel for what is happening, but from your description it sounds like the blend air door and the other doors in the climate control system are not working properly. There is a Climate Control Stratification Door (Secondary Temperature Blend Door) that may also be having problems. If any of these internal parts are binding or broken, then you may have to remove the hater assembly and make those repairs.
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