Mechanics

FORD CROWN VICTORIA PANEL PROBLEM

1996 Ford Crown Victoria • 103,000 miles

Need to find out where the A/C Heater Blend Door Actuator Is Located
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Guest
December 7, 2012.




TEMPERATURE BLEND DOOR ACTUATOR
Removal
Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove instrument panel. See INSTRUMENT PANEL. Remove 4 temperature blend door actuator screws. Remove actuator from top of evaporator case.

Installation
Insert actuator into temperature blend door. Manually move temperature blend door to help engage shaft. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. After installation, blend door actuator must be calibrated by disconnecting positive battery cable for at least 30 seconds. When positive battery cable is reconnected, A/C system will automatically calibrate actuator.

INSTRUMENT PANEL
Removal & Installation
Disable air bag system. See the appropriate AIR BAG article in the ACCESSORIES/SAFETY EQUIP section. Raise vehicle on hoist. Remove right front wheel and tire. Remove nut in radiator coolant recovery reservoir area. Remove bolt retaining front fender apron to front fender.
Position front fender splash shield aside. Lower vehicle. Tag and remove wiring harness connectors. Remove parking brake control retaining screw. Remove parking brake control. Remove screw retaining instrument panel steering column cover reinforcement.
Remove lower cowl side trim panels. Tag and disconnect wiring harness connectors in left and right side cowls. Remove ground wire. Remove retaining rivet in passenger side of instrument panel. Unsnap center and right side of instrument panel finish panel. Unsnap left side of instrument panel finish panel.
Disconnect radio chassis. Remove instrument panel finish panel retaining screw. Position instrument panel finish panel aside. Tag and disconnect wiring harness connectors. Remove passenger-side air bag module retaining screw. Disconnect passenger-side air bag module electrical connector. Remove upper finish panel.
Remove instrument panel-to-cowl brace retaining screw. Remove left and right side lower finish panel retaining nut. Disconnect vacuum hose on harness assembly. Remove upper and lower screws retaining finish panel to dash panel. To install, reverse removal procedure.

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Rasmataz
Dec 7, 2012.


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