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My 1999 ford escort air conditioner quits working after driving for a while. It works fine when I first start up in any cooling mode. However, after sitting in traffic or parked and idling it quits cooling in all modes until the car is turned off and sits for a couple of hours.

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  • tsmjlee Jul 07, 2010

    The fan works in all 4 speeds.

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The cooling fan that comes on when the AC is turned on isnt working

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  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland Jul 07, 2010

    the one in the front of the car behind the bumper?? COOLING FAN?? one in the car is called a blower motor

  • tsmjlee Jul 08, 2010

    blower motor works, the engine cooling fan behind the radiator works, I don't see a fan behind the bumper. am I missing something?

  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland Jul 08, 2010

    their is a fan in front of the radiator,but build models can vary acording to country ,so if it has only one fan then as soon as AC is turned on it should start running ,if it is then you have a problem elsewhere like a compressor clutch has weak windings that are shorting out when hot so not pulling the clutch in properly but then it would start slipping and you notice something ,is the radiator in front clean and free of dried bugs

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