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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Ac compressor will not come on. Yes. Used ac manifold gages.

Customer Question

Ac compressor will not come on.
JA: Have you checked the Freon level? Have you checked the hoses?
Customer: Yes. Used ac manifold gages.
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1996 Explorer .
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: New low pressure switch. New wide open throttle ac relay
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Checked the fuse.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Ford Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Hello do you have power at the relay and low pressure switch and clutch when the ac is on? Will the run and blow cold if you jump power and ground to the compressor clutch?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
on jump power.
Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Ok where are you jumping it at the low pressure switch, relay or running direct to the compressor?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Direct tor compressor.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Checked the fuse it was good. Replaced wide open throttle ac relay.
Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Ok do you have two sources of power at the ac relay when the ac is commanded on? Do you have power at the low pressure switch?

Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Hello, the phone call process couldnt go through, what else would you like to know

Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Hello, do you need more help with this concern?

Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Hello, do you need more help with this concern?

Expert:  HDGENE replied 11 months ago.

Hello, the question remains open until it is rated, if you need more help let me know.