Can the ECT sensor cause my AC Compressor/Clutch to not engage?

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Asked by Apr 21, 2017 at 04:46 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

- The OBDII Scanner is reading PO118 01/01 (ECT sensor)
- The AC is blowing but not cold
- The AC Compressor Clutch is not engaging

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No that is for engine management systems only. If the A/C is not operating then the most likely cause is low 134A. Look at the A/C systems lines and connectors, your looking for an oily film that might indicate a leak.

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