Air Conditioner - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Insurance Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

General Tech Have a question that is not covered by one of the other categories? This is the forum for all other items not specifically covered in other categories. is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-04-2002, 20:20   #1 (permalink)
Senior Events Moderator
AU1SIXA's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Age: 34
Posts: 1,710
Air Conditioner

Ok i have a problem

Aircon doesnt want to engage.
light works when i press the switch i checked the relay thats fine.
where should i start. i dont here a click when i switch the aircon on and i can see its not engaging under the bonnet i think its the compressor but im not sure what its called the thing that has the belt running to it. doesnt engage at all but when i press the aircon button the revs drop a little and then go back up.

Not to sure really need some help othgerwise its off to the Auto Elec.

Steve Barrett
AU1SIXA is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 12-04-2002, 20:38   #2 (permalink)
EB wagon
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 8 Mile Plains, Brisbane
Posts: 932
Hey man, try using a multimeter to test the clutch wire on yer compressor (blue) too see if its getting the 12ish volts to it... if not then yer low pressure cutout or high temp switch could be faulty. If u are getting the voltage and yer not clutch isnt engageing then i reckon its time for a new compressor :)

*Edit* Tho i think its yer compressor clutch coz u mentioned the engine reving up or whateva and that usually takes the signal after these switches, so it would seem yer getting that 12V at the compressor..

EB1 3.9L MPI Falcon Wagon with converted T5 / Pacemaker & 2.5" Redback sports exhaust / 2" lowered blocks at the rear, Kings lows up front / ED Tickford Head and Cam / K&N panel filter with XH intake Snorkel / Full EL Fairmont interior with woodgrain

89 EA1 3.9L TBI Falcon Sedan with 3 speed auto / currently being upgraded...
Brent79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2002, 04:01   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 248
No Gas,

The compressor won't engage if theres little or no refridgerant gas. The solution to your problem, is that system is out of gas, True!
Falcon_Spac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2002, 04:09   #4 (permalink)
Phat Drift Damage Victim
XplodEd EA's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Brissy
Age: 31
Posts: 985
Yep, compressor don't engage if the gas pressure is too low. Which means you probably have a leak in the system somewhere which is letting the gas out. Take it to an air con specialist and get it looked at.
Phat Drift Damaged Cobalt Blue 1994 EF XR8 5 spd
Fully optioned - Sunroof, cruise, body kit
Stock as a Rock for the moment

XplodEd EA is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
air conditioner tango7 Interior | Electrical | ECU 3 06-10-2003 04:18
A Great Metal Conditioner Danni General Tech 32 06-03-2003 08:53
Air Conditioner Just stopped working!! weller General Tech 5 11-14-2002 22:55
Air Conditioner problem.... the_scotsman General Tech 13 10-21-2002 05:20
Air conditioner problems Froggyspawn General Tech 1 06-16-2002 08:38

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:19.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.