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How To Manually Engage Ac Compressor Clutch

If your Ac compressor clutch is not engaging properly, it could be due to a number of reasons. In this guide, we will teach you how to manually engage the clutch using a few simple steps. By following these instructions, you should be able to fix your compressor clutch problem in no time!

What is an Ac Compressor Clutch?

An Ac compressor clutch is a type of clutch used on engines that use compressed air for power. The clutch engages and disengages the engine’s fan belt to provide consistent power to the compressor. When the clutch is engaged, the engine’s fan will not turn and the compressor will not operate. When the clutch is disengaged, the engine’s fan will turn and the compressor will start up.

How To Engage an Ac Compressor Clutch

If your car fails to start, there is a good chance that the ac compressor clutch has disengaged and needs to be manually engaged. Here are instructions on how to do this:

Find the clutch pedal on the floorboard and depress it until you feel resistance. The clutch should be engaged when you depress it. To engage or disengage the AC compressor clutch, you need to open the AC valve by turning it counter-clockwise (as viewed from the front of the car) as far as it will go. When the compressor starts up, you will see a blue light come on inside the car and hear a clicking noise. If you have power windows, they will automatically close when the compressor spins up. If you don’t have power windows, press down on one of the window switches until they close. Now release both switches and turn clockwise (viewed from front of car) until clutch engages again and blue light goes off.

How to Disengage an Ac Compressor Clutch

Most AC compressors use a clutch system to disengage the compressor when it’s not in use. This system is usually activated by a lever on the compressor housing. To disengage the clutch, follow these steps: 1) Locate the lever on the compressor housing that activates the clutch. 2) Pull the lever towards you until it locks into place. 3) Carefully rotate the compressor wheel around the shaft to disengage the compressor from the fan. 4) Disconnect power to the unit and remove the bypass valve from its bracket. 5) Clean any dirt or debris from aroundthe valve and replace if necessary. 6) Re-install bypass valve and check for leaks before re-connecting power.