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2005 Ford Freestyle Question: was told compressor was getting weak,how is this possible with out air not worki

 

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golfer 37, Saraland, AL, July 26, 2011, 15:17
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cools good when on highway but not when in town at lower speeds

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    July 26, 2011, 18:50
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    If the compressor is getting weak, it will need to spin really fast, like at highway speeds in order to compress the refrigerant enough to cool the vehicle. Get a second opinion, maybe all you have is a clogged condenser, or you may just be low on r-134.

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    golfer 37, July 27, 2011, 11:52
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    He must of been right because it quit altogether and broke the blts. Thanks for response though

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    July 14, 2012, 11:40
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    I had the same probglem with our 2005 Freestyle. My wife found a site on the net about freestyles www.myfordfreestyle.com had a question about air conditioning. There is a part in the compressor that cost me $40.00 and I had a shop put it in and the air is fine. Ford told me I had to replace the whole system for $1800. This is the site I went to to get the part. It is called a control valve. Cost about $180 for have the shop drain and recharge the system. Hope this helps.

    http://www.techchoiceparts.com/ShowItem/116597-Scroll%20Compressor%20Control%20Valve.aspx

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