Ford Parts & Services
What’s a car air conditioning compressor?
The compressor is a belt driven engine-mounted pump that serves as the heart of your car’s air conditioning system. It draws refrigerant gas from the Evaporator, compresses it into a hot gas and pumps it to the Condenser.
We offer parts and restoration services for a wide variety of Ford compressors (York, Tecumseh & Lehigh), clutches, clutch brushes, clutch bearings, idlers, manifolds and shaft seals. Have a question? All you have to do is call or email.
Our more popular new compressors:
- York roto, new. Part # 5-105 (typical to 62-69 Ford)
- York tube-o, new. Part #5-106 (typical to 70-early 80’s Ford)
- Tecumseh roto, restored Part # 5-101 (typical to 62-69 Ford)
- Tecumseh tube-o, restored. Part #5-102 (typical to 70-early 80’s Ford)
- Sanden-style, new. Part # 5-128 (typical replacement compressor for late 50’s to 80’s Ford)
Why restore your compressor?
You should restore or replace your compressor if your air conditioning system has poor system gauge readings, the compressor is leaking, has seized or is knocking, you’re converting the system to 134a, your AC system has been inoperable for a long period of time or you’re doing a complete air conditioning system restoration. More on Converting to 134a!
Classic Auto Air offers replacement compressors for most Ford applications from the 1970’s & older or can custom restore your original compressor for you.
Custom compressor restoration for virtually all Ford compressors, including York, Finned York, Smooth York, HA Tecumseh, HH Tecumseh, LB Tecumseh, Lehigh (V93) compressors.
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The evaporator is the coil that is located in a box (called an evaporator housing or plenum) mounted behind the dash or on the firewall in the engine compartment.
The condenser is the radiator-like device mounted in the front of the radiator in the engine compartment.