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

air or heat will not come thru these center dash vents, it is like these vents are closed but will occassionally open. HELP...

by in Amory, MS on March 27, 2012
1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by on March 27, 2012
Mode Actuator or , Mode Door problem.
COMMENT by on March 27, 2012
DOOR ACTUATOR GEARS A STRIPPED INTERNALLY. VERY COMMON
COMMENT by on March 27, 2012
can i install this myself? can you tell me how. i priced opne at 36.00
COMMENT by on March 28, 2012
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.