Ford Escort Problem Report
Ford Escort Heater core failure caused issues with Integrated Air Bag Module
Heater core developed relatively minor leak & despite preventative fix per recall 02v323000 there was some electrical shorting occurring in the Integrated Air Bag Module located directly below the heating unit containing the heater core. Upon pulling out entire dash to replace heater core I observed that a flimsy plastic cover was indeed placed over the IABM per the recall. However, the job was poorly done and the cover was partially crunched up and also misaligned so connector on the IABM was not protected. Appropriate corrective action is to replace the IABM while the entire dash is out. Getting to it is a multi-hour job, so better to replace it while everything is already apart. And it shouldn't need mentioning, but be sure to properly "waterproof" the replacement IABM just in case the new heater core is defective. - 97EscortBob
my air conditioner one day stopped working, so we replaced the clutch, after that was done the...
All the heater does is blow cold air. It does not make a difference what temp it is set on. I know it is not low on coolant, blower works, and the A/C still works. I can not get hot air to blow.
where is air bag control module on 1997 ford escort wagon?