I took my car to midas to have the oil pan gasket changed. The next
day I tried my air conditioner and it didn't blow out cold air. My
headlights briefly flicker for a second when I turn the control knob
to AC (which it always has), just no cold air.
Is it possible Midas forgot to rehook the AC compressor cord when they
changed the oik pan gasket? Or do you think this is totally
The AC worked fine before I brought it in for service. Any thoughts
would be appreciated.
Turns out they changed the filter 4 times and it still leaked leaked
oil from the oil pan gasket. I even had to take it to Ford once
because Midas incorrectly tried to say it was a "Rear Seal". Ford
said, no its not, its the oil pan gasket.
Bottom line: Turned out that Ford put out a Service Bulletin 3 months
prior that stated a new type of gasket and bolts had to be used. They
even prescribed glue to hold it in place. Midas admitted they should
have checked the service bulletin software they have before performing
the work. I would have thought they would have checked it before
having to do it for the 4th time. I was going to try to get
reimburssed from Midas for the $ I spent at Ford for diagnosing the
correct problem, but I choose not to since the admitted they forgot to
check and it was their fault. I respect that, everybody can make
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