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Old 05-16-2005, 12:14 PM   #1
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A/C wasn't getting cold

So I took the longest trip with my Focus so far, from San Diego to Knott's Berry Farm. In the late afternoon early evening we decide to head home, and the car is just hot. So I flip on the A/C its just blowing hot air. SO we flip it over to bring in the outside air, it's cooling down, but it;s essentially the same temp as the outside air. The air never really got cold all the way home.

So this morning I had my first maintenance appointment with Ford, and it is essentially an oil change, but I mention the issue, because the car is only 3 months old. They found bad o-rings and a leak. All replaced and it now runs cold. I do not even want to know how o-rings went bad in three months. But since that is really the only problem I have had with this car and it was fixed under warranty I really don't have any complaints with this car and am happy I purchased it.


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Old 05-16-2005, 12:33 PM   #2
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There should be some Visteon guys on here to tell you the O-rings were never there.
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:30 PM   #3
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or where there and pinched.
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