Will keep you posted as I gut my ride tomorrow. The the whole housing will come right out and you change the build like you would expect to. On the drive home last night - with temperatures in the 40's - I noticed the amount of heat that was coming out seemed to be proper for the 72 degree setting. Then I realize you can not access the back. To the point with links for support of statement including anticipation of questions unasked.
Remove actuator screws and pull actuator straight down. Replacing the motor will work for a while, but if the root cause isn't addressed, the problem will recur. There is no current in any of the leads. It's not too hard, just in an awkward place to get to. That actuator is bolted to the inside left lower part of your door for the left door. Then before turning the key back on, push and hold the Eject button then turn the ignition on.
Check out the diagram below Cheers,. It looks like you will need to unscrew the plastic insert that surrounds the filler neck inside the area that is exposed when you open the fuel door. Disconnect the wire harness connector from the blend door actuator located on the driver side of the air distribution housing. Submitted 2015-11-02 By getting old From Sioux Falls i have used 4 of these in my 2000 300m over the last 2 years, they keep going bad, they fit and work for a little while but then they just quit, the cases are loose fitting almost falling apart. To make a long story short, I went through Fall and part of this Winter before my heater completely shut down. Loosen center support bracket and pry rearward to access actuator.
Here is a guide on what you are in for when changing the actuator. With a short period we were into air conditioning season and I was satisfied with the temperature so. It should also erase fault codes so that you can start out fresh. I have tried a product repair kit which will replace the plastic drive connector piece and the plastic blend doors with solid aircraft quality aluminum parts. The drive connector is machined to fit the actuator motor and to fit onto the end of blend door axle shaft assembly. When it comes to your Dodge Intrepid, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. I had it at the dealer for some maint.
The Mode Door tests are on p. If you hit a bump on the road and they fall into a mixed position, you will have neutral temperature. The actuator motor is located on top of the heater box and you can see it if you fully open the glove box and look in the upper left hand corner on top of the box. They are usually hard to get to and pretty expensive. Could this be the core? You will need to remove the door panel, have the window in the all the way up position, and the window regulator is going to make you curs … e for more space to work trying to get that little sucker out of there.
This 'erratic temperature' may be caused by a dirty in-car air temperature sensor which may not set a fault code if it is reading a believable within-range temperature. Advance Auto Parts has 3 different Air Blend Door Actuator for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. Bottom Line recommended There's little to say about this product other than it works fine. It only blows cold air down on my feet even if I put the setting on Defrost only. This is a positive sign that the doors are either broken or will be very soon.
If you know of something. Check out the diagram below Cheers,. Passenger side is typically affected first, followed by the driver side. As a side note, I thought I might add. Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable remote terminal, located on right strut tower. My thoughts on a plan for resolution: 1 Buy the parts on-line. The blend door actuator is interchangeable with the actuators for the mode-air doors and the recirculation-air door.
A regular small wrench will work, but trust me on the ratcheting wrench. Terrific job and extremely helpful. Remove center floor heat adapter duct and rear seat heat forward adapter duct. A regular or even small ratchet will not fit. These screws are really hard to get to. I don't know it it was related but I recall reading one thread somewhere not here about a guy following something wire? I am faced with the same problem.
I've also read a number of cases where people got into the repair only to find it wasn't the problem after all. Therefore, the fix is complicated. Sorry it's a little bumpy, I was moving a lot, and I crawled under the dash a few times. It took about an hour to do this job. Some of our top Air Blend Door Actuator product brands are. I walk over to the parts department to get the new accuator motor and was expecting it to cost a small fortune but to my surprise it was only 30 bucks.
It ain't that hard to get to, but they charge a lot cuz it does take some time. It is held in place with two Phillips screws and is easy to remove. Submitted 2015-11-02 By getting old From Sioux Falls i have used 4 of these in my 2000 300m over the last 2 years, they keep going bad, they fit and work for a little while but then they just quit, the cases are loose fitting almost falling apart. It's not too hard, just in an awkward place to get to. I made a new video that simplifies the job a little more.