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Old 07-30-2010, 02:16 PM
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replace ac compressor

I need help

My ac compressor locked up on my 2004 f350.

Can someone tell me the steps on replacing it. Also how should I go about it? Should I go through the top or bottom what do I need to take off to get to it?

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Old 08-05-2010, 03:43 PM
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A/C Comp.

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Also need to do this, if any of those great Ford techs out there have a .pdf guide from the Super Duty bible please share?
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Old 08-05-2010, 06:40 PM
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drain a/c system. remove fan, fan stator, remove belt from a/c compresser, remove ground cable that is in your way... dont worry you will see it. remove the 3 a/c compressor bolts. position the compresser so you can remove the manifold line, remove the manifold line. reinstall in reverse.

I take them out the top when I do them. Im not an "ac" tech per say but from time to time I help out there too and that how I do the r/i part.
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Old 08-05-2010, 07:51 PM
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Here are some links that might help:

<TABLE style="WIDTH: 486pt; BORDER-COLLAPSE: collapse" border=0 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=648 x:str><COLGROUP><COL style="WIDTH: 486pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 22912" width=648><TBODY><TR style="HEIGHT: 13.6pt" height=18><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 13.6pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl24 height=18 width=648 align=left>Replace the A/C compressor:</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/874535-a-c-discharge-air.html</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>

(I don't usually promote Bill, but I bookmarked these a long time ago - and they might help, I don't recall how good they are)

<TABLE style="WIDTH: 486pt; BORDER-COLLAPSE: collapse" border=0 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=648 x:str><COLGROUP><COL style="WIDTH: 486pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 22912" width=648><TBODY><TR style="HEIGHT: 13.6pt" height=18><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 13.6pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl24 height=18 width=648 align=left>A/C Videos:</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBd3DbYEIWg&feature=related</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wJSymihrb0&feature=related</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U496v-fPjkw&feature=related</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGZpUZRGs_k&feature=related</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKKErV141nY&feature=related</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.9pt" height=17><TD style="BORDER-BOTTOM: #d4d0c8; BORDER-LEFT: #d4d0c8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 486pt; HEIGHT: 12.9pt; BORDER-TOP: #d4d0c8; BORDER-RIGHT: #d4d0c8" class=xl25 height=17 width=648 align=left>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frqz1LmbXN0&feature=related</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
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I paid the dealer ,, that puppy was buried in there
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