Blend Door Motor Actuator Replacement
- Blend door actuator
- Basic tool set
- Protective eyewear
Remove Cover Screw Step 2 - Remove the under dash cover to expose the climate control plenum.
Removing Under Dash Cover
Blend Door Actuator Step 4 - Begin by using a small screwdriver to release the wiring safety clip.
Release Wiring Safety Clip Step 5 - Gently pull down on the wiring connector and remove it from the actuator.
Remove Wiring Connector Step 6 - Locate and remove actuator mounting screws, a small universal might be needed to remove some screws.
Remove Actuator Screws Step 7 - Once all mounting screws have been removed, grasp the actuator and remove it, after the removal, grasp the door pivot and move it, it should move freely.
Actuator Removed Step 8 - Match the old actuator to the new unit, they should match identically.
New Blend Door Actuator Step 9 - Install new actuator with mounting bolts.
Install New Blend Door Actuator Step 10 - Firmly push the wiring harness connector back into the actuator.
Connecting Wiring Harness Step 11 - Fit the under dash cover into place.
Reinstall Under Dash Cover Step 12 - Reinstall under dash cover mounting screws.
Under Dash Mounting Screw Helpful Information A failed blend door actuator will commonly make a clicking or ticking noise for a short time and then stop. A blend door actuator is used to move air doors inside of the climate control plenum which houses the heater and air conditioner evaporator cores.