Aspen 2007, Durango 2005-2007

Blend Door Actuator


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  5. Drain the engine cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  7. Recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system.
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Rear quarter trim panel, as necessary
    Right rear quarter trim panel
    A/C suction and discharge lines. Install plugs in, or tape over, the opened refrigerant line fittings.
    Heater hoses from the rear auxiliary heater core
    Electrical connectors, as necessary
    Drain valve
    Rear auxiliary heater assembly-to-chassis nuts and bolts
    Rear auxiliary heater assembly
    Connector from the actuator
    Actuator mounting screws
    Actuator from housing
    Installation is the reverse of removal.

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    Fig. Rear blend door actuator mounting