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by trexified
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wont switch to defrost
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Wont switch to defrost

My mechanic said he stuck a screw driver in the hole where motor drive would go and it was difficult to get door to move. Thats why he didnt want to just replace motor he felt it wouldnt help and just break again. I am thinking I should probably have another mechanic look at it. I appreciate that he...
by trexified
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wont switch to defrost
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Wont switch to defrost

Yes he said motor is bad, but he said if he puts a new motor in it it will just break beacuse the actual door is being bound up. I had him set door to half defrost half floor. Should be good for the seven mile trek to school each day. I was wondering if anybody ever had the door itself go bad. His q...
by trexified
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wont switch to defrost
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Wont switch to defrost

I know actuator can go bad but mechanic says he cant move the door with a screwdriver. So the complete what i would call the blend box needs replaced. Has anybody ever heard of this happening? He says the dash will have to come out. Book says 6 hour repair! Is there an easier less expensive repair? ...
by trexified
Sun May 13, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Bad engine knock
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: Bad engine knock

Update. Well the problem is fixed. I think I had double trouble. The cleaner worked and took out the hard knock. There was a small knock left but my mechanic kept saying it was a timing chain slap. Thats what some of the other FORDS do. Ok hes solved alot of problems on my vehicles over the years. W...
by trexified
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Bad engine knock
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: Bad engine knock

What kind of internal cleaner? Is it an oil or gas additive? I apologize for being so ignorant.
by trexified
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Bad engine knock
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: Bad engine knock

My mechanic said it sounds like its coming from the valve train area. My ear says its the front right side.
by trexified
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Bad engine knock
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Bad engine knock

I have a bad engine knock or rattle at start up when cold. It seems to be getting worse. Mechanic thinks its the timing chain slapping in the engine due to high miles (169000 mi). I noticed (think) its happening worse when the heater is on. Called the mecanic he says the only other thing it could be...