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Old 02-13-2013, 10:26 AM   #3
ibinubu12
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Originally Posted by Scott U View Post
Has any else experienced this?
The heater does not direct enough warm/hot air to the driver side floor.Even though the heater control points toward having all air directed toward the floor, it seems to still be sending air towards the windshield in the same way as it does for the “mix” position between the full floor and the full windshield.
Ford does this deliberately. For floor mode, they may ask for 90% of the air go to the floor, the balance to the defrost registers. This is to prevent fogging of the windshield, as floor, mix, and defrost are generally considered to be "heating" modes.
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