- September 2, 2011
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I have the manual controls, I've never been a real fan of EATCs. I forget the brand, but its $30 from RockAuto. And I already wasn't planning to put the back bolt back in. It was "fun" getting it out, I'd rather not have to put it back in the hardest part will be lining up the shaft, so to speak.
I never had much trouble lining up the actuator shaft to the blend door with the Motorcraft actuators, but the Dorman shaft was a tight fit as I recall. If you get the shaft in the hole, hold the actuator by hand and cycle the temp knob to get it to line up with the blend door.
I never cared much for the automatic temp control stuff either, but that's what almost all of our Explorers/Mountaineers came with.