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Ford AC doesn’t work

Ford AC doesn’t work, leaks refrigerant, low freon, Ford vehicles, TSB Ford has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) #06-4-9 to address leaking refrigerant problems on the vehicles listed below. Ford has determined the cause as a faulty compressor shaft seal. Ford has issued a revised compressor shaft seal F1VY-19D665-A to solve the problem.Don’t replace the compressor, just the shaft seal 2003 Escort 2003-2006 Focus, Mustang, Taurus 2003 Explorer Sport, Windstar 2003-2005 Excursion, Explorer Sport Trac 2003-2006 Escape, F-150, F-Super Duty, Ranger 2004-2006 Freestar 2006 Low Cab Forward Lincoln: 2002 … Read More

AC blows warm air except in MAX mode – Ford

AC blows warm air except in MAX mode, Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer This one will really make you nuts. You set the A/C on cold and you don’t get any cold air. You’re thinking you’ve got an A/C problem. Low of refrigerant? Bad compressor? But then you switch it to MAX A/C and all of the sudden it blows cold. What gives? Well, if you’re driving a 1995-98 Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer, the fix may be as simple as a bum blend door in the heater box. This only happens … Read More

No crank no start Ford vehicles

My Ford won’t start No crank no start Crown Victoria F150 Expedition E-series Explorer Lincoln Navigator, Aviator, Grand Marquis, Mountaineer Ford has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 06-19-14 to address a no crank, no start condition Ford vehicles 1997-2007 Crown Victoria 1997-2004 F-150 Heritage 1997-2006 Expedition 1998-2006 E-Series 1999-2006 F-Super Duty 2002-2007 Explorer 2004-2006 F-150 2007 Explorer Sport Trac MERCURY: 1997-2007 Grand Marquis 2002-2007 Mountaineer Lincoln 1998-2006 Navigator 2003-2005 Aviator Ford has traced the problem to starter terminal fatigue on the wire that goes from the starter relay to … Read More

Screeching noise Ford

Screeching noise Ford High pitched Screeching noise Ford, screech, hoot, whistle on Ford Mustang, Expedition, Explorer Sport Trac, Explorer, F-150, Lincoln Mark LT, Navigator, Mercury Mountaineer Ford has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 09-9-7 to address a noise that occurs in these vehicle when equipped with the 4.6L and 5.4L engines. The noise appears as a hoot or whistle or a high pitched metallic screech after sitting in cold weather below 40 degrees. The noise is probably coming from the grooved nylon front end accessory drive (FEAD) idler pulley. … Read More


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