Question about 1996 Ford Explorer
I have a 1996 Ford Explorer:
Windshield wipers only work when they want to work. A/C/Fan only works when it wants to work. Horn won't work at all.
As far as the wipers go u most likely need a new wiper switch, the one on the steering column, the AC fan maybe a sticking brush in the motor, so replace the motor, I assume this is high miles, over 100,000 miles. have been a Ford dealer tech for 25 years and that is what I have seen most often
Posted on Sep 11, 2009
I believe the switch might need to be replaced. You can test power to switch with voltmeter or better yet a multi-meter. You can also test the resistance of the switch. You can also do this for the wiper motors and see if they are getting constant power to them. Make sure fuse is good. If you can find the relay for them, you can test this as well. Make sure shaft is not stripped inside the wiper arm where it attaches. You can use JB weld if it does, or replace them. You can go to www.autzone.com and register for full free online repair manual for your vehicle with everything you could ever need
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
Well it seems like some short circuit in the main wiring of your car, you need to check wires connected to the battery and a/c/ wiper/horn. must be something short in in housing.
you can check all that using a multimeter.
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Posted on Sep 10, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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