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help on heater assembly 98 forester

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#1 hush777


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 09:18 AM

98 forester 2.5 auto.

Just got it and the knob to adjust from heat to defrost and a/c wouldn't move.

Took a look at the diagrams at opposing forces, took a look under the
dash and all of the levers move except the one labeled #15 which looks
like it controls #21.

This is on illustration 2 of the /climate/heater system if you want to take a look at it.

#15 is the link foot.

#21 is the door assembly foot.

Seems like the problem might be something blocking the door from moving.

Took a bit of the dash stuff off to get in there but can't see any
way to get to the door itself with out taking the heater box out.

Can't get the black diverter out of the way to be able to reach up in that area.



Anyone have to pull one of these out?



#2 ivans imports

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 09:25 AM

if you look up on ds side you will see the mode motor is axsess from under by cullom do no have to pull apart dash the heat mode lever is on ps side same place to pull heater box whole dash comes out as a assembly

#3 Fairtax4me



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Posted 18 May 2013 - 10:31 PM

The cables are fairly easy to disconnect, did you unhook it and see if the selector lever slides freely after?

#4 hush777


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Posted 19 May 2013 - 08:43 AM

All the cables move freely just not the foot door.



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