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How-to: Front climate control swap(add 20-21 temp display to 22+)

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I think I may be in the same boat.
The box top has the exact part I ordered, but the subassembly has a different part number similar to the poster above. View attachment 16146
Yea I wouldn't be surprised to find out that the part number on the labels is for the back half of the module (the body without the knobs and buttons or some permutation of that)
 

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I think I may be in the same boat.
The box top has the exact part I ordered, but the subassembly has a different part number similar to the poster above.
should work fine as mine with the same part number hasnt had any issues and works as its supposed to
 

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Success
Installed the new front climate control. It was a snap pardon the pun honestly took me all of about 20 minutes, watching the videos in this thread and listening to the folks on how to exactly position the climate control consul is what made it so easy.

So thank you to all who suffered the painstaking process and made it much easier for the folks that followed your foot steps.
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Folks know that a few of us have replaced the original front climate control module with one that displays the temperature, what are you folks doing with the original? Are you selling? Is there a market for it?
 

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Folks know that a few of us have replaced the original front climate control module with one that displays the temperature, what are you folks doing with the original? Are you selling? Is there a market for it?
Mines just sitting in the box. The new one came in in my garage. I don’t know if there is a market but I would sell it if someone wanted it.
 

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Mines just sitting in the box. The new one came in in my garage. I don’t know if there is a market but I would sell it if someone wanted it.
My basement in my garage is full of old car parts that I always said I’m gonna hang onto it and use it someday. And never did. I figured if I can sell this for at least what I paid for the replacement unit. I’ll be better off than just throwing it up on the shelf.
 

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Keep the old in case you have to lemon law the car or decide to trade it in, then swap it back. Then you have a good one with display for your next ST. Because we all know once ford takes something away, it never comes back, so odds are all ST's going forward will not have the temp display ever again.
 

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$170 here in Phx... Might find a few dealerships around the country to ship at cheaper... My '22 only reads temp on the screen face, no display on the controls. It would be nice to have. Can you adjust driver and passenger at the same time with this control? With '22 being on the screen, if the driver is turning up the temp on that side, the passenger has to wait until driver is done to turn up passenger. They can not be changed at the same time, which is SUPER ANOYING!!!
 

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$170 here in Phx... Might find a few dealerships around the country to ship at cheaper... My '22 only reads temp on the screen face, no display on the controls. It would be nice to have. Can you adjust driver and passenger at the same time with this control? With '22 being on the screen, if the driver is turning up the temp on that side, the passenger has to wait until driver is done to turn up passenger. They can not be changed at the same time, which is SUPER ANOYING!!!
Oh i need to go try that out. I never saw that but i would assume the updated controller should allow at the same time
 

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Thanks for making me spend money I didn't know I needed to.

Thanks to everyone's input and experiences here it was a breeze. Had it swapped out and programmed in about 20 minutes.

Thanks again!
 



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