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Ford Five Hundred air conditioner compressor

 
Ford Five Hundred Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2005, 2006, 2007

Average Mileage: 84,180 mi (53,000 mi - 130,000 mi)

  • Visitor, , 55,000 mi

    Bought car brand new. In 2009, the air conditioner stopped working.
    Had compressor replaced two years ago, in 2012.
    Worked well the first summer (2013), but not as cold as it should have been.
    This summer(2014); not so great. Cools a little sometimes, but very inconsistent.
    Cold air would come and go.
    This summer, cold air is almost nonexistent.
    Frequently during this time, I ovserved other Ford 500 car owners driving in the sweltering heat with windows down meaning they had the same problem. Know two other Ford 500 car owners; we all bought our vehicles in 2005, and all began to experience the problem in 2009. What a cooincidence; right?

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  • Visitor, , 75,000 mi

    No cold air...

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  • Visitor, , 88,000 mi

    Failed ac compressor. Replaced by Ford dealership.

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    had to have air conditioner compressor replaced at the price of $1300.00

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  • a/c compressor went bad in both of our 2006 Ford 500

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  • Visitor, , 81,000 mi

    freon chg OK
    comp.wont build hi side pressure hi enough

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  • Visitor, , 127,000 mi

    Air conditioner won't blow cold air everything works fine just bought to weeks ago want to know if it could b the control panel for air

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  • Visitor, , 76,000 mi

    Only cools at high speeds blows hot air when idling

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  • I have had my ac fixed twice and now dealing with the third time in less then a year. Told the dealership it had to be that it needed a new compressor told them first time it went bad. First they said it was a leaking hose second time they said they did something to compressor but didn't replace it and finally the third time they are saying it needs new compressor. All I can say is I am so glad we got highest warranty instead of $1200 it will be $100 deductible its a 2005

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  • Visitor, , 73,000 mi

    Serpentine belt broke and damaged air conditioner compressor. Dealer wants to charge $2177 to fix. Seems very unreasonable.

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