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Old 06-19-2010, 10:32 PM
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Default What is....

the name/purpose of that little vent looking thing just to the left of the passenger airbag?
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:24 PM
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To defog the area of the window in front of the side mirror?
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Old 06-20-2010, 04:51 AM
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I know what you're talking about, but have no idea what it is for. I know it isn't for defrosting the windshield.
Someone must know what it's for. I have ruled out HVAC vent, and I can't believe it is just a useless design.
If I were to hazard a guess, I would think it may have something to do with the airbag. Maybe it routes heat from the explosive charge away from the passenger
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:34 AM
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Well since the explorer and ranger share the same dash. It is actually not used on the ranger but for the explorer it is for the EATC (Electronic air temp control)

I think there is a sensor there for the air temp. So it knows when the interior is the desired temp. You can convert the ranger over to have a EATC

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