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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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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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2002 ford escape, replaced AC low side switch, replaced AC

Customer Question

2002 ford escape, replaced AC low side switch, replaced AC binary switch, compressor only runs if I put 12 volts directly to the compressor via the wire coming out of the harness to the unit
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: all fuses checked, all good
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i'm a DIY guy, have a kid in college
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: well, it runs when i hit it with 12V and gets ice cold
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  roy replied 1 year ago.

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where do you apply voltage???