Question about 1998 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

No heat - ac stays on blowing through defrost vents

'98 ford windstar
has dual heat but only cold ac air blows thru all vents. Blend door appears to be working fine. Cannot get AC to cut off. Compressor cycles on & off in all positions other than off.

Posted by on

  • howardlee1_1 Feb 06, 2009

    the control is not on defrost. no matter what position the selector switch is on the ac clutch cycles on and off.

  • howardlee1_1 Feb 06, 2009

    nope. not on defrost. ac clutch cycles on and off no matter which position the selector switch is on.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,976 Answers

If you have the heater directed to the windshield, the AC will turn on. Move the control away from defrost.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

  • David Shaub Feb 06, 2009

    If it keeps cycling the clutch, you have 2 choices. Get the system recharged or unplug the clutch. AC will constantly try to run when the refrigerant charge is low.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why does My thermostat Not switch between ac,heat,defrost . there's cold air coming out of vents but not cold enough to be ac. Initially when this started the ac was blowing hot air


If the air flow cannot be controlled from vent/defrost/floor you may have a blend door issue. This is an electric motor that operates a door in the heating system to control airflow. There are usually 3 motors controlling airflow direction,heat and recirculation. The Ac not blowing cold may also be another problem. If the AC is operational, the compressor will be engaged and the Ac low pressure line under the hood will bw cold. If this is all ok then a blend door issue should be suspected

May 09, 2015 | 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

2002 ford explorer AC and heat blowing in dash, but very weak from the vents


On the motorcraft parts web site, you can blow up
a picture of the HVAC Blend Door Motors & locations,
as well as part numbers

You can get failed motor from Amazon

With knowing where the motors are located, try switching
the air flow modes manually, to see what positions do not work

Then you know what motors to replace

I also have professional scan tool software & can see the codes
for the motors in enhanced data.

The-- Vent Blend Doors-by name

Defrost-up top
Cabin -the vents as you say in the middle & on the sides
Floor
Recirculate-under the glove box
Blend Door -under the dash on your print

Mar 11, 2014 | 2003 Ford Explorer

2 Answers

Air conditioning


Check the fan/fans to see if they are working and the fuses. These are the usual causes of a bad vent

May 09, 2013 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Heater not working on 2010 f-150


If both heater hoses are hot, and the radiator is full of coolant, it may be a blend door problem under the dash.
The blend doors direct air thru the heater core and out thru the vents.
It may still be under Ford warranty.

Jan 16, 2013 | 2010 Ford F-150

1 Answer

1996 ford windstar blowes cold air thru defrost only warm in back


For some reason this question was listed a dozen times within an hour or so.
Usually the problem is a blend door under the dash. The blend doors direct air thru the heater core and the vents.

Jan 12, 2013 | 1998 Ford Windstar

2 Answers

Heat comes thru driver's side vents, but blows cold air thru passenger side vents


You likely have a faulty blend door. It could be electrically, mechanically related, or even a broken door. It may be the blend door motor, or possibly the temp sensor.

Dec 30, 2012 | 2010 Ford Flex

1 Answer

My heater does not blow in floor in a dodgeram 1500


the heater vacuum motor and lines needs to be checked.Also get the blend door checked.

NO HEAT ON FLOOR VENTS

---------

As per your problem mentioned. There are few solved help links to troubleshoot these problems. Go through the list and Click the link below:----

2000 Toyota Avalon: No heat on Passenger Side?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-avalon-no-heat-on-passenger.html


------------

No heat on Oldsmobile Silhouette?


http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/no-heat-on-oldsmobile-silhouette.html

------------

Heater blows cold?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/heater-blows-cold.html

-----------

Heat blows cold on drivers side and hot on passenger side?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/heat-blows-cold-on-drivers-side-and-hot.html

----------

Hot air on the driver's side vents only?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/hot-air-on-drivers-side-vents-only.html

--------------

Temperature gauge does not move and no heat when heater is ON?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/temperature-gauge-does-not-move-and-no.html

-----------

1992 Toyota Camry: A/C Control light Flashing and A/C not Blowing Cold?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/1992-toyota-camry-ac-control-light.html

--------------

No heat, blower blows only cold?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/no-heatblower-blows-only-cold.html

----------

Ford F150 Ac only blows through defrost vents?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/forf-f150-ac-only-blows-through-defrost.html

----------

Dodge A/C come out of defrost vents only?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/dodge-ac-come-out-of-defrost-vents-only.html

---------

Ac vacuum line on dodge cummins?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/ac-vacuum-line-on-dodge-cummins.html

---------

Ford ranger AC blows cold through defrost vents instead on cabin vents?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/ford-ranger-ac-blows-cold-through.html

----------

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser: A/C Blows Warm?

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/2005-chrysler-p8t-cruiser-ac-blows-warm.html

-------------

2009 Mercury Grand Marquis: A/C blows Cold From Defrost Vent Only?

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/2009-mercury-grand-marquis-ac-blows.html

-----------

AC not blowing through Vents on 2007 Chevy Trailblazer?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ac-not-blowing-through-vents-on-2007.html

----------

Passenger side temperature is warm air out of dash vents?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/passenger-side-temperature-is-warm-air.html

----------


These will help.

Thanks.

Nov 28, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Air blowing out floor and defrost vents but not not front vents


Sounds like a blend door problem. The vacuum from the engine opens and closes the door that directs air flow thru the vents.
I would guess the door is stuck in the middle of the range or something is blocking it.
The blend door(s) is behind the glove box.

Jul 19, 2012 | 2003 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Blows cold but only thru top dash vent


Sounds like you have a problem with your blend door in your air distribution box behind the dash. Somebody needs to get in there and figure out why it won't switch from defrost to the vents or floor setting.

Sep 23, 2010 | 2001 Ford Windstar

2 Answers

Air blend doors do not work. Air blows from defroster vents


check or loss of vacuum to mode control switch in dash ac control. these are not blend doors, they are air flow control, a blend door controls the air temperature not where it comes out.

Aug 14, 2009 | 2001 Cadillac DeVille

Not finding what you are looking for?
1998 Ford Windstar Logo

887 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70374 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Ron Lankford

Level 3 Expert

5386 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...