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2001 Lincoln LS Base 4dr Sedan V6 Auto

2001 Lincoln LS
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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March 5, 2013, 4:22 pm

Delven R
 

Question: heat only come on even on a/c

when i turn just the vent on or the a/c on it feels like the heater is blowing really hot air
even when the a/c button is off.


March 5, 2013, 4:51 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like the blend door is stuck.

It is located under the dash board and usually are difficult to get to. Yours is probably controlled by electronic actuator that is operated by the computer. The actuator is usually the part that fails. It's about a $50 part, but the labor can be fairly expensive depending on which one has failed and how much of the dash has to be disassembled to access it.


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