Blend Door Actuator Problem
Posted 02 November 2009 - 09:14 PM
Posted 02 November 2009 - 11:45 PM
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2013 Chevrolet Silverado Ext. Cab 4x4 LS 4.8L Purchased New 5/2013 - Currently with 36,000 miles
Posted 03 November 2009 - 07:53 PM
Posted 26 December 2009 - 03:28 PM
Any luck on fixing this yet?
Posted 27 December 2009 - 12:18 AM
Also see this.. They also say never put power to the actuator without it being hooked up.......
+1 on that one. I made that mistake and had to take mine apart and move the worm gear enough times for it to be within the operating range and then recalibrate the system.
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1999 Silverado LS Z71, 148,000+miles, orig 5.3 V8 with Mobil1 blood, orig 4L60E Transmission, Push-button 4WD, 3.73 G80,
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Posted 27 August 2011 - 11:14 AM
Posted 30 May 2014 - 12:12 PM
I had read earlier that grease migrates onto the contacts of the actuator, I pulled mine off and there was grease on the contacts and the area where the contact makes contact to the p.c. board. I cleaned the grease with q-tips and alcohol and put it back on and it is working fine now, just be careful to note where the notch is located on the outside cover before you pull it apart. since I have a 2004 GMC Sierra Denali I have the center console so it was a booger to get at the actuator, but I finally got it out. my actuator snapped together and some are held together with screws. since I imported my truck to Dubai where temperatures are triple digits from June through October having a cooling ac is a must. my Denali came with the quadrasteer options and does great in the narrow roads in urban Dubai and surrounding suburbs. it you have enough knowhow to remove it then you can save money by just cleaning the contacts, also DO NOT Operate this unit once removed it is calibrated so be careful to either mark you gears or take a photo to ensure you put them back in the same location, you only have to remove 2 gears the rest remain in place. good luck.
Edited by DaleGMCGuy, 30 May 2014 - 12:14 PM.
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Posted 05 June 2014 - 03:52 AM
(1) added larger radiator
(2) added independent B & M fan assisted Transmission and Engine Oil Coolers
(3) added dual electric fans on the radiator.
with temperatures well up into the 130 degree F range, this is imperative.
hope these tips help you out.
Edited by DaleGMCGuy, 05 June 2014 - 03:55 AM.
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