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09-23-2014 12:11 AM
sailor Add it to that reference thread for the next guy, that's how we can pass it on easiest.

good job.
09-23-2014 12:07 AM
Tklein
Temp control assy.

Tear down the cable control end down by the heater box and the male end of a 1/4 inch ratchet will fit in the end of that flapper knob and will free it up quickly !! Ford would"nt or could"nt tell me that , but wanted to sell me a new box for almost "$500.00 ! REALLY ?? quick fix cost me nothing and found another "like new" cable at the salvage yard for $5.00 T.K.
09-22-2014 11:59 PM
Tklein Thanks for your reply; Amazing what you can fix when faced with an "OVERPRICED" factory part !! The male end of a 1/4 inch ratchet will fit in the end of that control if you tear it down to the box, and will free up that flapper quickly !! Yeah !! T.K.
09-22-2014 06:54 PM
sailor There's a fair amount of info. in this "stickie", hope some of it may help you:http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=302320
09-22-2014 06:39 PM
NotReal Sounds like you either have something gamed in there or it's rusted. Cause it should turn with little effort. And it is a pain in the bum to remove. Good luck.
09-22-2014 06:35 PM
Tklein Ford wants to sell me a new heater box for 450.00$ NOT ! Just trying to figure out a way to get that knob to turn hot-cold ! Cable broke because knob on heater box would"nt turn ! So replacing the cable assy. won"t fix the problem, even though I need a new assy. ??????? T.K.
10-14-2012 08:00 AM
RugbyMadNut I suppose a picture tells a thousand words. I've taken the connector off (red arrow). The black knob (green arrow) will not turn. Anyone know what this could be?

10-13-2012 10:22 AM
RugbyMadNut Hi All,

I've taken the cable off both sides (at the selector knob and underneath the drivers panel) and I can see that it is fine and turns OK.

It's the little stalk that the connector connects to under the driver's panel that won't turn.

Anyone know what I can do here? Is it possible to manually move the heat door more to the heating side? It's currently stuck on the cold side.

Best regards.
10-04-2012 07:12 PM
RugbyMadNut mmm... no one seen this before? I'm not seeing much on google searches so I think it might be rare enough.
10-04-2012 08:18 AM
RugbyMadNut Just having a search on this... could it be an alignment issue. That is, the knob is "bottoming out" prematurely and needs to be adjusted?
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