How To Fix Blend Doors ~ Install a Heater Core and Reseal The HVAC Box
If your MK3 or MK4 has no heat, no AC, or the controls don’t work, it may be due to the blend doors. From the factory the belt door is covered in foam to soften the door close, and divert air in the proper direction. Over time the foam breaks down and blows out the vents. Well it’s time to fix that. This is the most comprehensive guide to fixing blend doors out there.
Today I show you exactly how to disassemble the HVAC box, clean and recover all the doors, and reseal the box. All the products I used are listed below. There are plenty of other options out there, but most of these items can be found easily online, or at your local Home Depot Motorsports.
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Products I used in this video
- Foam for blend door
- Foam for ducting (I used white just to show for the video if there was no video, I would have used black)
- Aluminum tape (there is cheaper options. this is what I used)
- butyl cord
- Adhesive cleaner
- Adhesive promoter
- Plastic scraper
- Goo Gone
- Milwaukee Heat Gun
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