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Wheres the ac cycling switch located? Im out of town and

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Wheres the ac cycling switch...
Wheres the ac cycling switch located?
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: Im out of town and think my ac compressor is going to seize up
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2001 taures -- i think SE
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: trying to. Nothing yet. Ac doesnt work, but does blow. Its the sound around my serpentine is why I think it is AC related.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just trying to get home to my mechanic--*****
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 3 months ago
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Hi my name is***** you just turn your a/c to panel vent it will turn off the compressor. If the pulley bearing is bad then it will not help since belt always turns it even if compressor is off.
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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 3 months ago

"Let me know if you any other questions? My goal is your satisfaction today. If you feel I've been professional and helpful, your 5-star rating at this time is most appreciated. However, if you still need my help, you can hold off on the rating for now and reply back here -- I'll respond as soon as possible! Thank you"

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Can you give me an idea of -- if it is the pulley-- if I can try and drive it 3 hours to my mechanic?
Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 3 months ago

If you turn off the a/c does the noise go away?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No
Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 3 months ago

Can you identify if the noise is from the a/c or one of the other pulleys? If not then belt would need to be removed to turn each pulley to see what one is causing noise.

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 3 months ago

Do you have any other questions for me?

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