How to Replace an Explorer AC Compressor?

Answer When replacing an air conditioning compressor on a Ford Explorer, you must use a reclaimer. It is illegal and harmful to the environment to release fluorocarbons into the atmosphere. If you don't h... Read More »

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How to Replace a Ford Explorer Air Conditioner Compressor?

The air conditioner compressor in your Ford Explorer works as a refrigerant pump, operated by the crankshaft through the drive belt. It is not uncommon for the compressor to develop loud noises, lo... Read More »

How to Replace the Air Conditioning Compressor on a 1994 Ford Explorer?

The air conditioning compressor pressurizes the refrigerant in your AC system in the 1994 Ford Explorer. Once pressurized, the refrigerant is forced into a small chamber that acts as a radiator wou... Read More »

How to Remove the A/C Compressor in a 2002 Ford Explorer?

Ford introduced the Explorer in 1991 with a 4.0-liter V-6 that produced 155 horsepower. It was not until 1996 that it was available with a 5.0-liter V-8 producing 210 horsepower. Removing the air c... Read More »

How to Replace an AC Compressor?

Without a working compressor, an air conditioning system just circulates air and runs up the electric bill. When an AC compressor has an electrical short, the only way to get the air conditioning s... Read More »