A/C Clutch Won't Dissegage

Asked by Mar 15, 2014 at 07:58 PM about the 1999 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My daughter complained of low heat out put. I changes the thermostat because  she
explained to me that the temp gauge was running lower than normal.Well after changing
the thermostat the heat out put was till bad. Than I paid more attention to under the hood
and I heard the A/C Compressor running while I was in the heat mode. I had to yank the
fuse out to get the compressor to quit turning. Could it be the CCRM?

3 Answers

34,985

Try switching the heater directional flow indicator switch around. On my 1999 F350 the A/C stayed on except when was on vents only........ I think. Anyway it comes from the factory that way. Check it out and see if its like that on the Escort, I bet it is. As for low heat the heater blend door isn't working properly.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Thanks for the input! With just a little more searching and the Owners Manual I found that the A/C compressor will run in any mode except vent and floor if the temperature is above 50. So the s system is operating normally!

The blend door does operate or should I say the actuator does. I'll have to check the heater operation when I get home from work. I didn't get a chance to drive last night due to low coolant from the thermostat change.

Your Answer

Escort

Looking for a Used Escort in your area?

CarGurus has 316 nationwide Escort listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Ford Escort Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,010
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    870
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    430
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Focus
775 Great Deals out of 54,379 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Fiesta
155 Great Deals out of 18,247 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
770 Great Deals out of 42,663 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Taurus
249 Great Deals out of 17,805 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Civic
844 Great Deals out of 78,708 listings starting at $888
Used Ford Explorer
796 Great Deals out of 63,363 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Corolla
924 Great Deals out of 66,546 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
1,046 Great Deals out of 63,026 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
2,234 Great Deals out of 183,024 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
3 Great Deals out of 956 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
419 Great Deals out of 31,911 listings starting at $2,395
Used Toyota Camry
1,098 Great Deals out of 72,559 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

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.