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I need an ac compressor clutch. The cheapest remaned I've found is $110 on ebay which is better than the $302 remaned in the store. Does anybody know where to just get a clutch? If I get it I will just swap the clutches anyways so I don't have to deal with the compressor.
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I've done a quick search online but haven't found one. Have you tried the dealer? If you find one, you'll need the puller, installer, feeler gauges and the air gap spec as well. Not to question your abilities but are you sure it's the clutch and not something else preventing the PCM from energizing it?
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I've done a quick search online but haven't found one. Have you tried the dealer? If you find one, you'll need the puller, installer, feeler gauges and the air gap spec as well. Not to question your abilities but are you sure it's the clutch and not something else preventing the PCM from energizing it?
The bearings grind and when I turn the ac on they grind 10 times louder. The clutch smells like burning metal and gets really hot.
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Have you removed the serpentine belt and turned the pulley. Maybe even check all the other accessories while your there .
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The dealer sells the clutch for $289 and Andvaced Auto, NAPA and Autozone has a remaned compressor and clutch for $300. I bought the remaned one on ebay for $110. So far so good. I can shake the clutch back and forth and it was shooting sparks when the engine was rev'ed.
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