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#273 of 538 Re: 2004 Ford Explorer heat problems [taz15]
Feb 11, 2010 (3:54 pm)
I have a 2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer that we purchased new (as a left over). When you put it on mix (Floor & defrost) it appears OK, but sounds like something is not opening completely. When we put it on defrost, nothing changes & the air levels stay the same. During on recent snow storm, the top 1/2 of the windshield fogged up on the inside & ice built up in the same area on the outside (It never got any better & I had to stop many times scraping the outside & wiping the inside along with some cold air coming in under the glove box). I have complained about this for many years & over these years the Ford dealer has replaced the ductwork & still no positive results(While it was under warranty). A few years ago(during the last attempted fix or repair), I spoke with the factory rep. & was told that Ford was aware of this problem, but that there was nothing that they could do & that it was "just the nature of the vehicle". She also told me that this was a problem on the 2004 & 2005 explorers. I tested a 2005 (that happened to be on the lot) & yes, it was the same. I am concerned that an accident may happen due to this problem that Ford has acknowledged & after all these many years has not found a fix. My feelings are that they really don't care as they have received their money. QUALITY JOB 1????
#274 of 538 Re: 2004 Ford Explorer heat problems [rabbitt1]
Feb 11, 2010 (6:25 pm)
Look at article #270 posted on Jan 24th 2010 and it will give you some information on a possible fix for your defroster. Also, once you pull the glove box door down by pulling the side arms in, you can see a round vacuum diaphragm with a lever on it. You can try to move the arm and see if it will change the direction from floor to defrost. I did that with mine.....
#276 of 538 2004 Ford Explorer
Mar 03, 2010 (4:16 pm)
clusterbuster....I have a 2004 explorer...i see the diaphragm you are talking about. my thing is were is all the air coming from on the right side fire wall. does that have something to do with that broken piece? Please and thanks for any help.
#277 of 538 Re: 2004 Ford Explorer [cinybet]
Mar 03, 2010 (5:07 pm)
Sorry, Don't know where it is coming from. Others on this site have described the same problem with cold air coming around glove box area. Wish I could help, but can't.
#278 of 538 2002 ford explorer blend door replacement!!!!!
Apr 06, 2010 (6:42 pm)
someone please tell me the best way to get to and replace my faulty blend door on my 2002 ford explorer.
#279 of 538 Re: Vent Problem [kaycee1]
Apr 12, 2010 (3:01 pm)
My 1995 is doing the same thing. Did you find anything out about it?
#280 of 538 Re: 1998 Ford Explorer A/C get's warm at highway speeds [dobbsa]
Apr 13, 2010 (5:25 pm)
I hope you find out what the problem is,cause I have the problem also with 98 explorer.I suspect the ac control.
#281 of 538 Re: A/C + HEATER SEMI-BROKE 2002 Ford Explorer. [tannett]
Apr 28, 2010 (6:07 am)
I am having the same problem with my air system. I was wondering what the clicking in the rear over the driver side back tire was and how do you fix it? Mine makes the noise sometimes and other times it doesn't. Also my door sensor says i have a door open i was wondering if anyone has any advice to figure out which door the sensor is bad on? Thanks guys it is a huge help to get advice on these sites.
#282 of 538 Re: 2005 explorer with no heat [lynchsmom]
May 04, 2010 (1:06 am)
Hi, I have 2005 explorer, where did you find the lever in yours?