Question about 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

1 Answer

1997 ford explorer xlt. max ac works fine but when i switch to normal ac or change vent control it blows out heated air. How do i check or repair?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 6,826 Answers

The blend door actuator is probably bad in it causing the warm air to blow out instead of cold air. It is behind the dash.

It may take several hours for a technician to get at it and replace the parts required for it to work again.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

Ad

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.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call 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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2003 ford explorer max on a/c does not work


replace the vacuum mode control switch in the AC control head in the dash, the air doors are operated by vacuum motors, the mode switch switches vacuum between the diff doors for dash vents, defrost and max positions

Sep 10, 2010 | 2003 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

The air blows but it don't heat like it suppose to nor do it allows the defroster to work. it a 2000 gmc jimmy 4-wheel drive someone says it may be the heating core


Sounds like a vacuum activated switch. Your engine vacuum is used to open and close little doors in your vents. If a hose is loose or disconnected or the electronic controls that tell the switch to let vacuum thru is not working, no air will reach your defroster vent at the windshield. Does the switch that controls Vent, Heat (sends to the floor), AC and MAX AC do anything at all? If they do, you may have a specific switch problem. If you switch from Vent to MAX AC the sound of the air flow should be much louder. If the switch isnt changing where the air blows, it is leading you to the problem. Either the switch is bad or the supply of vacuum to the switch is not there whether it is a loose vacuum hose or a disconnected one. Happens often when aftermarket stereos are installed and the installer disconnects something either by accident or forgets to reconnect it.

Apr 09, 2010 | 2000 GMC Jimmy

1 Answer

Ac work on max ac only, all other controls blow hot air


There is a Flap on heater box and on some of those it is motor controlled, but it sounds like the flap is not switching back and forth

Sep 16, 2009 | 1998 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Ac on 2003 f150 supercrew blows air out defroster when on max


Check for vacuum leak going to air inlet door. Should be a white vacuum hose.

Jun 21, 2009 | 2007 Ford F-150 Harley Davidson

1 Answer

1997 explorer max ac switches between front and defroster vents


Check the vacuum hose going to the heater control valve,it may have popped off. If that is on. check the vacuum hose going to your recirculation door under the right side of your dash. I hope this helps.

Jun 09, 2009 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

3 Answers

2004 Ford Expedition XLT, front blend door actuator


Hope I was avle to help, glad you up and going.

May 26, 2009 | 2004 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

1998 ford explorer limited


look for a broken plastic vacuum line under hood, vacuum is what controls the heater controls inside the car

May 16, 2009 | 1998 Ford Explorer

2 Answers

97 Ford Econoline air conditioning and vent settings blowing hot


I know from experience that if the coolant is to low ( not just the freon levels in the compresor but the antifreeze/coolant level as well) the AC system will not cool and will blow hot. Check the coolant Antifreeze and freon levels, even with the Coolant being a little low my 1998 Ford E150 Van will blow hot. After you have ruled out of these possibilities and the chance it is the thermostat most likely the problem is what Ford calls the "Flap" it controls the air flow through the vent system when you switch from Heat to AC. When the Flap is working it closes off one systems air flow so as to not interfere with the current climate selection.

Feb 21, 2009 | 1997 Ford Econoline

1 Answer

Temperature Control not working on 1999 Ford Explorer


Sounds like your temperature actuator is not moving or your temp door is broken. On max a-c ,coolant is shut off to your heater core allowing only cold air in.

Jan 16, 2009 | 1999 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

96 Ford Explorer AC problem


change your Heater Control Valve. I've seen a quite a few of them do this and it's almost always the valve

Jul 14, 2008 | 1996 Ford Explorer

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Ford Explorer AWD Logo

483 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5537 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...