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Do you have to have the belt off to turn the compressor?

Do you have to have the belt off to turn the compressor?

You don’t have to have the belt off to turn the compressor. Just turn the outermost part of the magnetic clutch. That part is connected to the compressor shaft. The clutch free wheels when not engaged.:smile:

What’s the easiest way to disable the a / C compressor?

If there is a seperate fuse or relay for the compressor, then you could remove either. There should be an electrical connector near the compressor that could be unplugged, or you could cut the belt if there is nothing else driven by that belt. Some cars (not Kia) can have a compressor bypass pulley installed & forget the compressor.

Can a F-150 bypass the AC compressor?

I have gotten reports that a 79.5 inch belt is quieter, and better fit. In this video we fix a broken belt and bypass the AC compressor with the new serpentine belt. Very simple, no special pulley or parts required. 4.6 & 5.4 L. F150 expedition. You can do it in minutes!… Loading…

Can a pulley be used to delete a compressor?

An A/C delete/bypass pulley for your application would be a way to go, but it will involve pulling the compressor. Probably the easiest thing to do is locate the appropriate relay and pull it. If it’s the compressor making the noise and not the pulley/clutch, that should work.

How do you remove drive belt from AC compressor?

Remove the drive belt from the compressor’s pulley wheel by loosening the tension on the belt. For serpentine systems, press firmly on the tension pulley arm and slide the belt out from underneath the idle pulley. On single belt systems, the compressor has an \\”adjustment bolt\\” that will allow the unit to slide when loosened.

What’s the best way to replace an Air Conditioning belt?

Step 5: Install the new belt. Push or pull the tensioner to a position that allows the belt to be installed onto the pulleys. Once the belt is in place, you can release the tensioner and remove your tool. Step 1: Locate and loosen the compressor pivot. The compressor on older vehicles will generally have a pivot bracket.

How do you remove a compressor from a Cadillac?

Remove the compressor mount nuts and slide the mount bolts out. The compressor will now be free for removal, and can be manipulated out of the engine compartment. Check the A/C fuse before replacing the compressor. Do not attempt this procedure without disconnecting the battery. Use extreme caution when working with freon.

Where is the AC belt located on a car?

Step 1: Locate the AC belt. The AC belt is routed over the AC compressor, which is located at the front of the engine compartment. You may need to raise the vehicle with a jack and support it with jack stands for access. Step 2: Determine which type of belt you have. Determine which type of belt you have.

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Ruth Doyle