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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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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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2005 Ford Ford EX Sport Trac: 2005 Ford EX Sport Trac: Air

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2005 Ford EX Sport Trac: Air Conditioning comes out the defroster vents only.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thank you for your question, the AC system on your Explorer is designed to divert to defrost when the control panel looses vacuum and in most cases this type of problem is caused by a systems vacuum leak. In order to determine the source of the leak you are going to need to do some testing, are you able to do the test and are you working on a Duel climate control system or a manual system?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Manual system
Expert:  Ron replied 2 years ago.
Okay are you able to do the testing to find the source of the leak?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Are vacuum lines color coded from switch?
Expert:  Ron replied 2 years ago.
Yes the vacuum line are color codes and the supply line is the black one, you will need a hand help vacuum pump to do the testing. I have enclosed the complete HAVC file in the link below which will show you the hoses and there color as well as the test steps. Start your testing at test steps H1.

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