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EricFromCT, Ford Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  20 years dealership exp., ASE A1-A9 L1 L2, Ford Lincoln Mercury Senior Master, Diesel Certified
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No AC, Compressor Ok, low pressure switch OK, when not

Customer Question

No AC, Compressor Ok, low pressure switch OK, when not connected voltage to low pressure switch but when connected the load zeros it ou
JA: Have you checked for a blown fuse?
Customer: fuse and relay OK
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2005 ford ranger 3.0
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replaced the drier and gaskets and orifice tube, connected compressor to battery and works, checked low pressure switch and connector, both OK
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: not at this time
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 9 months ago.

Hi. With the engine running, can you try jumping the low pressure switch with a wire and see if the compressor will run?

Expert:  EricFromCT replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for viewing my response what was the result of jumping the low pressure switch? After rating my assistance the chat will remain open for follow up questions. Thanks for rating and let me know the results.