When eccelerating @ 40 mph air cond shuts down briefly till 43 mphil


Asked by Jul 24, 2011 at 02:51 PM about the 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

tested @ autozone  and they suggested engine control module bad.Not sure Any confirmation from anybody,Papa,please advise.

6 Answers

how hard are you accelerating? Fords cut the compressor under heavy acceleration.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

if your are accelerating fast, it is normal, otherwise you may want to have the WOT (wide open throttle) ac switch checked.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

You hit nail on head thanks Billy

Glad to help. Take care.

now he wants payment.his way.what rimes with way.

put a can of sea fome in it to clene the injectirs.

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 64,566 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $1,995.


Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Expedition
453 Great Deals out of 20,052 listings starting at $2,995
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
800 Great Deals out of 73,393 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
646 Great Deals out of 38,080 listings starting at $995
Used Ford F-150
2,603 Great Deals out of 222,391 listings starting at $1,222
Used Dodge Durango
223 Great Deals out of 24,454 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
314 Great Deals out of 30,395 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Pathfinder
327 Great Deals out of 22,256 listings starting at $1,495
Used GMC Yukon
397 Great Deals out of 18,725 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Explorer For Sale
33,630 listings starting at $23,218
2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
135 Great Deals out of 8,328 listings starting at $17,495
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
136 Great Deals out of 3,901 listings starting at $12,500
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
328 Great Deals out of 6,931 listings starting at $9,500
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
149 Great Deals out of 3,293 listings starting at $9,995

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.