1996 Ford Contour

Tiny
HATCLAN
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  • 1996 FORD CONTOUR
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 152,000 MILES
I have a 96 Ford Contour with an A/C problem. When you first start the car and turn A/C on the compressor engages and it works normal putting out 39 deg. Air and it will continue to work (engine at normal operating temp.) Until you turn it off. Then when you try to turn on again the compressor will not engage and will not until car has set for a period of time.
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Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 AT 3:58 PM

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Tiny
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Hi Suspect weak coil in A/C clutch when it heats up looses magnetic field and can't pull shoe in. When not working check for voltage at A/C clutch coil. If present the clutch is faulty.
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Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 AT 2:21 PM

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