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98-12-5
  • AIR CONDITIONING - FILTERING REFRIGERANT AFTER A/C COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT - SERVICE TIPS
Publication Date: JUNE 22, 1998

FORD:
1980-1998 CROWN VICTORIA
1981-1998 ESCORT
1982-1983 FAIRMONT
1982-1988 EXP
1982-1997 THUNDERBIRD
1982-1998 MUSTANG
1983-1986 LTD
1984-1994 TEMPO
1986-1998 TAURUS
1988-1993 FESTIVA
1989-1997 PROBE
1994-1998 ASPIRE
1995-1998 CONTOUR
LINCOLN-MERCURY:
1980-1998 GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR
1982-1983 ZEPHYR
1982-1986 CAPRI
1982-1987 LN7
1982-1997 COUGAR
1982-1998 CONTINENTAL
1983-1986 MARQUIS
1984-1992 MARK VII
1984-1994 TOPAZ
1986-1998 SABLE
1991-1994 CAPRI
1991-1998 TRACER
1993-1998 MARK VIII
1995-1998 MYSTIQUE
1999 COUGAR
LIGHT TRUCK:
1980-1996 BRONCO
1980-1997 F SUPER DUTY
1980-1998 ECONOLINE, F-150, F-250, F-350
1983-1998 RANGER
1984-1990 BRONCO II
1986-1997 AEROSTAR
1988-1997 F-47
1991-1998 EXPLORER
1993-1998 VILLAGER
1995-1998 WINDSTAR
1997-1998 EXPEDITION, MOUNTAINEER
1999 SUPER DUTY F SERIES

This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to revise the Service Procedure and to update the model years.

ISSUE:

Vehicles that have an inoperative A/C compressor, due to internal causes, MUST have the refrigerant system cleaned to remove any debris or contaminants that may be present to prevent damage to the replacement compressor.

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