HVAC Air Door Actuator
Hover over the image to zoom in
HVAC Air Door Actuator
Share this:

Dorman - OE Solutions HVAC Air Door Actuator

Part No. 604-207 Warranty Details  

See if this part fits a specific vehicle.

Check Vehicle Fit

Re-engineered with robust materials to improve durability and performance, our HVAC Heater Blend Door Actuators restore and maintain proper functioning of the HVAC Heater Blend Door.

Product Features:
  • Direct replacement for a proper fit every time
  • Recommended for replacement during blend door replacement
  • High quality plastic housing and motor/circuit board included
  • Dorman’s quality testing ensures year after year of trouble-free service
Back To Top
Activation Type:Electrical
Location:Driver Side
Material:Plastic
Package Contents:Actuator

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Dorman - OE SolutionsHVA/C Air Door Actuator
 
3.0

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Difficult to install (3)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (3)

Reviewed by 6 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-6

Back to top

(5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

blend door actuator

By 

from Greeley, CO

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer
Helpful Reviewer

Pros

  • Cant Have Heat Without It
  • Durable

Cons

  • Difficult To Install

Best Uses

  • Replacement

Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions HVA/C Air Door Actuator:

this is a very hard item to install. lots of time under the dash. lots of time going through the glovebox. heat wasnt working put in a blend-door actuator and it works nice now.

Comment on this review(earn points)

(5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Works great

By 

from Quincy IL

About Me Casual Driver

Helpful Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Replacement

    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions HVA/C Air Door Actuator:

    Works great, but you need to disconnect the battery to reset to car computer before it will work. It didn't work at all till I disconnected battery, then it registered and has worked great.

    Comment on this review(earn points)

    (10 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Correct blend door motor replacement

    By 

    from Glen, MS

    Helpful Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions HVA/C Air Door Actuator:

      When looking for the correct blend door actuator for your ford vehicle it is important to remember to see if the vehicle has (EATC)Electronic Automatic Temperature Control or manual air. also if you need the blend door or the mode door actuator as the two look very similar and may even bolt in place of your old ones.If the part is chosen correctly it will work. If not it will have the wrong electronics and will not operate correctly.The mode door motor can be easily identified by the words"2 position" on a sticker.The EATC units are usually marked "EATC or ATC only" and the manual ones are marked "manual".Hope this helps clarify things for some of you.I also want to let you in on a little known secret Dorman is an OEM manufacturer of components for new vehicles and usually make top of the line stuff its just hard to identify the correct part sometimes.

      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual Driver, Mechanic

      Comment on this review(earn points)

      (5 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Check where the plug is placed

      By 

      from Quad Cities, IA

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install
        • Hard to get to

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions HVA/C Air Door Actuator:

          I purchased this one, after seeing 2 negative reviews. I hoped it would turn out okay. It didn't. My suggestion is look at the part from your vehicle and see where the plug recepticle is placed. There are 2 different parts with the only difference in appearance being placement of plug. I have Explorer XLT and will try 406-202 instead. This has the same plug location as the one I removed. Hope it works. I'll update if it works. Look up 406-202

          • Car & Truck:
          • Casual Driver

          Comment on this review(earn points)

          (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          do not recommend

          By 

          from Pennsylvinia

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Incompatible

            Best Uses

              Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions HVA/C Air Door Actuator:

              Tried two, does not work save some time get one from Ford 12.00 more but well worth it in time Ford dealer has in stock.And it works the first time.

              Comment on this review(earn points)

              (4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Sure it fit my 05, didn't work though.

              By 

              from NC

              Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions HVA/C Air Door Actuator:

              Everything fit my 05 xlt but it simply didnt work. After returning and trying another one, I went to Ford and bought the original equipment that worked just fine.

              Comment on this review(earn points)

              Displaying reviews 1-6

              Back to top

              Do you have questions about this product?(earn points for answers!)

               

              Ask a question, get answers from real customers and in-house experts. Or contact Customer Care by email or call 1-877-238-2623.

              4 Questions | 5 Answers
              Displaying questions 1-4
              • Q:

                do you have to disconnect the battery for it to work?
                Asked on 12/29/2014 by Brian from United States

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Hi Brian, good question! This should work as soon as it is plugged in and the controls are operated.

                  Answered on 12/30/2014 by Solomon
              • Q:

                how to repair,blend door actuator
                Asked on 10/20/2011 by jt from harrisburg,pa

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Disconnect battery cable, Open glove compartment, and lift tab in upper left corner to allow the glovebox to swing down completely towards the passenger floorboard. Gently remove the line that enters the "Vac Unit", and then the "Vac Unit" itself by wiggling it upwards off its mount. Once removed gently swing it towards the drivers side and out of your way. You now have access to the Temp Actuator. Carefully remove the electrical connector that feeds the Actuator. Using an appropriate drive wratchet and socket, remove the mounting screws. Once you've removed the screws you may need to gently pry the Actuator up off the blend door with a screwdriver. Installation is reverse of the Removal. The Blend Door and Actuator are both keyed, so theres only one way to put it in. Guide the Actuator onto the Door, then re-secure the mounting screws.

                  Answered on 10/20/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
              • Q:

                Is this the replacement for "XF2H-19E616-FB"?
                Asked on 7/2/2011 by Janusz from Baltimore, Md.

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Its not replacement for XF2H-19E616-FB.

                  Answered on 7/17/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
              • Q:

                Blend Door Actuator
                How To Repair
                Asked on 11/4/2010 by rosco09 from NC

                2 answers

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  For help with your project, I recommend getting a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. It should be able to help you with detailed instructions on how to do many things.

                  Answered on 11/4/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                • A:

                  Difficult to get to. My Ford Explorer XLT needs this repair. I have disassembled center console and bezel (cover for radio). Tight squeeze to get a wrench onto, but doable. Loosen the three bolts nearest the part on the drivers side next to your right knee that secures the dashboard to the frame to give yourself a bit of wiggle room. 3 bolts and a plug. Be sure to align the part correctly or it won't move the door right. Factory part is white. Be sure you use the right part. I bought one with the plug location on the face, and removed one with the plug located on the edge. It didn't work so I have to try the other one in their inventory with the plug location on the correct place. Hope this helps

                  Answered on 11/6/2010 by Rob from Quad Cities, IA
              Displaying questions 1-4

              Do you have a question about this product? 

              Create or view your online garage

              Check out the specials in our monthly flyer

               
               
              Disclaimer We strive to keep all information accurate and up-to-date; however, product availability, pricing, promotions and store hours are subject to change without notice. Please contact Customer Care if you have any questions or corrections.