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88 Bronco 2, accessing dashboard ductwork


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So I have a friend who had some rings slide into the air vents closet to the windshield (defrost vents) of her automatic BII.

I know all about 96 and up dashboards since I did a cab swap and swapped a 96 out for a 2000 dash. But know literally nothing about earlier model RBV dashes.

Can I just take the top plastic panel off like in my 96/00 and hope they didn't make their way to the mixing chamber? If they've gone there., it shouldn't be too bad to remove the dash from what I've read?

Pointers, suggestions? Trying to help a friend.

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Hardest part of that is the screws by the windshield. Might be able to get a vacuum hose in where the heat core goes and suck them out ?
 

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If they are still in the upper defrost plenum you can get away with just taking off the dash pad and cover. If they went any farther you have to take the dash out, the air box, all of it.

If they aren't important I would let them be. They might make their way out of the floor duct eventually.
 


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