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 Post subject: heater rods
Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2015 12:10 pm 
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Hi folks. Anybody come up with a fix for the broken heater flap rods? (EL Fairmont climate control)
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 Post subject: Re: heater rods
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:26 am 
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I replaced the flap as I had spares.

And you'll need to mod the blend door actuator plastic adaptor as well, because it overdrives the flap, causing it in some cases to snap the shaft eventually.

 

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 Post subject: Re: heater rods
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 3:38 pm 
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I replaced the flap as I had spares


I presume you found them maybe at a wreckers. I don't suppose Ford still sell them?
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 Post subject: Re: heater rods
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:31 am 
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Spare heater box 8-)

 

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 Post subject: Re: heater rods
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:43 am 
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Spare heater box


Yeah, that's what I want, but I cbf going to wreckers and pulling out heaps of dashboards in the hope of finding a good one
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 Post subject: Re: heater rods
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:28 pm 
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So repair what you have.

 

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 Post subject: Re: heater rods
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:04 pm 
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So repair what you have


Yeah, them's the options.... :cry: again, does anyone have a fix for the broken rods.....
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