console fan switch turns off air conditioner

25

Asked by May 17, 2008 at 08:52 PM about the Ford Focus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My console fan switch works on 1 with the air conditioner, but when I turn the fan switch to 2,3,4 it turns the air conditioner off.  I replaced the console fan switch, but that did not solve the problem

2 Answers

48,355

Sounds like a possible problem with the resistor in the switch. Have this replaced or checked.

3 people found this helpful.
105

Have you tried reactivating the air conditioner at the higher speeds. It could just be a little touchy with you for unknown reasons and you have to work around it until you can solve the problem. Another idea would to connect an OBD2 diagnostic unit into it, the port for that is located below the access door to your interior fuse box, connecting it should bring up a code that identifies a specific error; you'll have to buy a repair manual to see all the different errors that could show up.

Your Answer:

Ford Focus Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,660
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,410
  • #3
    Su'ad Barakat
    Reputation
    1,080
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fusion
629 Great Deals out of 62,551 listings starting at $800
Used Honda Civic
352 Great Deals out of 49,702 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Focus RS
1,481 listings starting at $27,798
Used Ford Fiesta
95 Great Deals out of 16,796 listings starting at $2,649
Used Ford Mustang
273 Great Deals out of 37,583 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Cruze
509 Great Deals out of 61,896 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Corolla
592 Great Deals out of 66,412 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mazda MAZDA3
224 Great Deals out of 25,386 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
540 Great Deals out of 103,313 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Escape
1,004 Great Deals out of 111,591 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
739 Great Deals out of 72,888 listings starting at $1,000
Used Hyundai Elantra
453 Great Deals out of 48,455 listings starting at $1,700
Used Volkswagen GTI
70 Great Deals out of 5,988 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Altima
704 Great Deals out of 67,065 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Malibu
462 Great Deals out of 51,431 listings starting at $1,975

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.