How to Replace an Air Conditioning Compressor in a Ford Explorer


Keep cool when driving around in the summer time. Learn how to change the air conditioning compressor in your 1996 Ford Explorer in this free auto repair video from a master mechanic.

Series Summary

In this series of car-repair videos, our expert auto mechanic demonstrates the steps in repairing air conditioning system compressor in your Ford Explorer. He begins by showing you how to locate the parts of your Ford’s AC and describes the role of each of these parts in keeping you cool. Not sure what a compressor does? Ditto for the accumulator and the evaporator? Nathan McCullough explains the whole cooling process and tells you where it can go wrong. Think you've got a Freon leak, a faulty compressor or maybe just corroded lines? Then watch these videos to determine how to replace the air conditioning compressor in your Ford Explorer.

As you can see from these videos, repairing the AC is an involved process. And even if you do decide you don't want to attempt it on your own, you'll at least sound like you know what you're talking about at the auto shop when asking about air conditioner repair. And that alone should save you money. So watch this video to find out how to save money and stay cool.

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