Check if your AC system has good pressure. If yes, most probably you have a default blender door actuator. Push FLR/PNL and OFF button at the same time and within 2 seconds push Auto on the AC panel, the system starts to diagnose. If you get error code, clear the code by pressing Defrost. I had the same problem once, bought a new blender door actuator from a Ford dealer for ~$60, spent about an hour to take out the old one and put in the new one. Clear the error code and it starts to blow cold air. There are videos on YouTube showing how to install the actuator.
If the relay is clicking but the compressor is not engaging, you may have a faulty compressor. Unfortunately, you'll need to pay for a service call to see if it's a problem with the relay or something much worse.
Depending on who does the work it could be less expensive than getting a different air conditioner. The compressor will also need a capacitor and some rewiring. The old unit could have a 3 phase blower motor also which could run the price up even more. Although the changes can be made, the warranty at best will probably be a one year warranty and a new unit could have a 5-10 year warranty.
Try taking the car in for a rad flush. You may have a restriction. Check also that the hoses are not kinked, block heater and rad.
Typically on the compressor itself although it could also be on the low pressure side from the evaporator line. Look for a "tee" on the low pressure supply line with a wired fitting and that will be it. where is the low side on ford windstar 2002 air conditioner
You need to use an aquarium water conditioner such as Prime or Amquel, although there are a variety of different manufacturers.
A 3 phase compressor motor would most likely be considered a continuous load although mainy factors could classify it as momentary
When you put tap water in you need to buy water conditioner. Put the water in, then the water conditioner, and then they fish. You can buy water conditioner at most pet stores. The best thing to do though, is to get a pitcher that has a filter so the water will already be filtered. Although the water is filter you still need water conditioner.
i bought a 90.5 belt to bypass my ac compressor. Although I think anything from 89-91 should work also. You just don't want to have the tensioner leaning to far to the right. I have a first generation (1998) Durango SLT. AC Compressor clutch seized up on me.
It is normal for air conditioners to cycle on and off when they are controlled by a thermostat. Air conditioners only operate in full "on" and full "off" mode, and nothing in-between. The thermostat senses ambient air temperature; if the temperature rises above the setpoint, it sends a signal to the air conditioner to turn on, and the air conditioner will run as long as it takes for the ambient temperature to drop to a certain temperature below the setpoint. The temperature difference between the turn-on and turn-off is called the system hysteresis, and is typically 2°F, although on some electronic thermostats this value can be changed by the user. By making the hysteresis value larger, the air conditioning system will cycle less frequently, but run for a longer period when it comes on. Having a small hysteresis value may be important for comfort, to keep the room temperature in a narrower range.
Yes, although it won't be as effective as when the car is in motion, and airflow is going through the condenser.
Although an indicator of low batteries does not usually alert in a random sequence, if you are sure the sound is coming from the thermostat, the first thing to do is check if the batteries need to be changed.
Although I'm not familiar with a 2002, you should find the thermostat by following the upper radiator hose to the engine. Usually the easiest route from the left side to the block. Not 100% sure, but if you have a 2.2L, that's how mine was. They haven't changed much.
Air conditioners are known for having a plethora of technical issues; this is why choosing the best air conditioner is essential to get the best use. Here are five of the best air conditioners based on ratings from rank reviews and consumer reports: these air conditioner ratings were based on a number of things including; energy efficiency, ease of use, noise levels and cooling performance. Haier- This air conditioner provides optimal performance and is considered affordable to the average buyer. Wall temperature and humidity is controlled at a low-setting. One problem many air conditioners have is the sudden increase of cold tempeatures which can lead to an uncomfortable feeling. This conditioner makes sure to keep temperatures leveled. The indoor noise is very low. This cooling device can fit into a wndow at a minimum of 25 inches and a max of 37 inches. It only weighs 69 pounds and is thus efficient for moving and storing if necessary. The deevice comes with a remote control which is useful for those who have little to no ambulation. AIRCO- This brand comes from ECR International and is only available to consumers in North America. The conditioner is environment friendly. The untit is a 1.5 to 4 ton box which uses a reciprocating compressor. This compressor is substituted from the usual scroll compressor. The scrolls are considered more reliable. Although the warranty on these units are not really good, they are economically ready for any consumer. AIr Ease- This brand includes an anti-bacterial drain pan. This is essential for stopping mold growth (which is a growing problem around the world). The 13 seer unit comes with a scroll compressor for more reliability. The 416T models are equipped with an insulated compressor to control sound. Wing fan blades also aide in this. Amana- This brand is licensed by Goodman. Some of their models are very basic, such as the GSX13, however they come with a very good warranty. If consumers are looking for a premium unit, they might want to invest in the ASX16. This insulated unit was constructed for major sound control and also has a scroll compressor. The premium unit has a lifetime replacement guarantee.
The Thermostat on a 2000 Chevy Venture is located on the drivers side of the engine, it is mounted under the throttle-body of the fuel-air intake, u can follow the hose up to it, I have changed mine two time, although the throttle-body must be removed to access the Thermostat, and there are only three screws holding the thermostat housing on, it is somewhat hard to get at and I suggest that only someone who is familiar with working on cars try it.
the thermostat is a water/coolant flow regulator using pressure or heat from the water/coolant to open itself and let water circulate. when the thermostat gets stuck (won't open/close normally), the car's engine will overheat, usually will get replaced (if you go to a certified mechanic) or will be removed and not replaced (if you go to an uncertified McGiber type mechanic), although this does not affect your car in a negative way.
You mean the air conditioning compressor? It can be done, but you'll need to find a belt which will work for that application... it's a bit of a crap shoot, and I suggest you find some F150 forums to find out which belt you can do this with and how to route it, although there really is no need to bypass it.. as long as you have the AC turned off, the compressor clutch won't engage, and the pulley will spin freely.
They shouldn't, but these things can go defective. Although it's not more likely to happen in storage than while out of storage.
there is no 94 aurora 95 was the first year Although the Aurora started selling in Q3 1994, the first model year was 1995.
Locate the metal housing on the end of the top radiator hose. Unbolt the silver coloured metal cover and the thermostat will now be visible. Be careful to depressurise the cooling system if hot. Also handy to slide a tray under front of motor to catch spilt coolant. This if true for 6 and 8 cylinders. Although the V8 thermostat is positioned sideways and is a bit more tricky to replace.
I have been working with a friend that needed to replace the thermostat on a Chrysler town and country 3.8 liter. Hers is a 2003 model. The thermostat itself is only $9.99, new gasket $1.00. The local dealer quoted $80.00 for a replacement that took about 30 minutes and minimal tools. The dealer recommended a cooling system flush and refill. Again I thought this was excessive at $140.00. I will say that although the thermostat was easy to replace, unfortunatly this was not the needed fix. This vehicle needed a water pump replacement.
There are a variety of companies that offer train trips in Canada. One being the Rocky Mountaineer which allows passengers to see some of Canada's most beautiful and majestic scenery. Another is the Polar Express which travels through Northern Ontario. Although the Polar Express doesn't offer the same beautiful scenery as the Rocky Mountaineer, it does provide great travel for those that are looking for a different kind of trip.
It is located on the steering column right behind the diagnostic plug. I couldn't get mine off, although it doesen't look like it should be too difficult especially if you are very limber and small in stature.
It is a common rumor that compressed air can kill a person. There is a chance, although not much, that an air bubble can form in the veins if a compressor is used to blow air directly into the skin.
sounds like your blower motor fan speed switch needs looked at
The thermostat is located behind the piece that the upper radiator hose connects to on the engine. The engine should be cold and the radiator cap removed before removing the hose where it is connected to the engine. Then the throat the hose was on is unbolted and pulled loose. Remove the thermostat and use a scraper to clean both mating surfaces. Install the new thermostat and gasket and bolt it back in place and re-install the hose. Although it is not really necessary, a gasket sealant can be used to keep the gasket in place - this should be evenly and thinly smeared along the surfaces.