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2001 Ford Explorer Question: when 2001 ford explorer is idle ac doesn't blow cold air

 

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michelle1971, 4.0L V6, Broken Arrow, OK, May 31, 2011, 17:50
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when 2001 ford explorer is idle ac doesn't blow cold air but it does get cold when driving or reeved up..........why does it do that?

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    May 31, 2011, 18:21
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    2 things come to mind, low refrigerant and/or a worn compressor. Best thing to do is to put on a set of A/C gauges ( or have a shop so this ) and
    see what the idle pressures and then the 2500 rpm pressure are. This will tell you volumes about what your issue is.

    here is an A/C diagnostic sheet to help you or your shop:

    http://repairpal.com/air-conditioning-diagnosis

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