Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

AC is blowing hot air when car is not moving in hot weather (above 90)

(2005 Ford Freestyle)
in Potwin, KS on July 05, 2014
AC is blowing hot air when car is not moving in hot weather (above 90). However, AC is blowing cold air when driving (especially above 60 miles/hour). When temperature is below 90, the AC is blowing cold air, even when it's not moving.
Displaying 2 answers & 2 comments
Popular Answer
on July 07, 2014
Is the engine running hot?
on July 06, 2014
It could be the evaporator fan. With the engine cold and hood open, start the engine and turn the AC on. The fan behind the radiator should turn on, there may be a delay on that car. If it doesn't come on you probably have a bad fan or maybe a bad fan relay or fuse that blew. It could be low on freon, some ACs do funny stuff when low on charge.
on July 07, 2014
Condenser fan!... Radiator cooling fan(s).....
on July 07, 2014
Oops, yes, condenser not evaporator.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
The A/C in my 2005 Freestyle cools great when the car is moving. When it's just idling it does not cool. The mechan...
Should my Ford 500 still be under warranty for compressor repairs if it has 79,000 miles?
Didn't find what you were looking for?