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412-03
Air Conditioning
412-03
SECTION : 412-03 Air Conditioning
VEHICLE APPLICATION : 2006.0 BF Falcon
CONTENTS
PAGE
SPECIFICATIONS
Specifications .........................................................................................................................412-03-1
DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION
Air Conditioning Safety Precautions ......................................................................................412-03-2
Climate Control System .......................................................................................................412-03-3
A/C Compressor and Clutch Assembly ................................................................................412-03-4
A/C Compressor Pressure Relief Valve ...............................................................................412-03-5
A/C Condenser Core ............................................................................................................412-03-5
Refrigerant Lines ..................................................................................................................412-03-5
A/C Evaporator Core ............................................................................................................412-03-6
A/C Orifice Tube Assembly ..................................................................................................412-03-6
Refrigerant Dye ....................................................................................................................412-03-6
Suction Accumulator ............................................................................................................412-03-7
A/C Cycling Switch (evaporator thermistor) .........................................................................412-03-7
A/C Pressure Cut-Off Switch (Pressure Transducer) ..........................................................412-03-7
Charge Port Valves ..............................................................................................................412-03-8
Engine Cooling Fans (Condenser Fans) .............................................................................412-03-8
Quick Joint Connection ........................................................................................................412-03-9
Air Conditioning Joint Design .............................................................................................412-03-10
Air Conditioning Relay .......................................................................................................412-03-10
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING
Air Conditioning ....................................................................................................................412-03-11
Inspection and Verification .................................................................................................412-03-11
A/C Functional Inspection Chart ........................................................................................412-03-11
A/C Fault Symptom Chart ..................................................................................................412-03-12
Air Conditioning System Performance Test .......................................................................412-03-18
A/C System Leak Test .......................................................................................................412-03-25
A/C System Noise Test ......................................................................................................412-03-26
A/C Noise Symptom Chart .................................................................................................412-03-28
Module Configuration .........................................................................................................412-03-28
WDS Parameter Identifier (PID) chart ................................................................................412-03-28
WDS Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) chart ......................................................................412-03-29
A/C disable strategy chart ..................................................................................................412-03-32
Connector Circuit Reference ..............................................................................................412-03-33
Air Conditioning & HVAC Relay and Fuses .......................................................................412-03-36
Pinpoint Tests ....................................................................................................................412-03-37
GENERAL PROCEDURES
Manifold Gauge Set Connection ..........................................................................................412-03-44
Electronic Leak Detection ....................................................................................................412-03-45
Fluorescent Dye Leak Detection ..........................................................................................412-03-45
A/C System Discharging and Recovery ...............................................................................412-03-48
A/C System Evacuation and Charging ................................................................................412-03-48
Refrigerant Oil Replacement Quantity .................................................................................412-03-49
Replenishment of Refrigerant Oil .........................................................................................412-03-50
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01/2006 2006.0 BF Falcon