Why will my heat work but not my A/C

Asked by Mar 04, 2016 at 03:14 PM about the 1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 96 ford explorer xlt and my heat will work perfectly but my A/C wont
work. Any help?

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Visually do some checking. Place all the dash controls in the proper position for cold AC. Turn the blower to max speed. Is it blowing out of the vents? Now open the hood with the engine running and check if the clutch on the front of the compressor is turning. If not, could be an electrical problem or a bad compressor.

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Also, check the freon and make sure it is correct pressure. Aside from that, could be a bad dryer also.

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