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1997, cherokee,4L, A/C compressoer will not run

I have bypassed the low presuure swicth, checked all fuses and relays, bypassed the clutch relay and the compessor runs. I suspect a problem with the in dash controls. If this is the case how do you remove the trim around the heater,A,C,radio controles?

Can you help??

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Does the system have freon in it?

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There are screws in dash cover on lower edge and possibly two more over speedometer/ gauge opening.
If you have a tilt wheel, lower it. Pull gently from bottom and anywhere its hanging up look for a screw. Some attaching points are pull out clips with no screws. You have to use some force when pulling but don't be an animal. Sub components usually have easily accessable hardware. Control has lots of wires and vacuum hoses on back be careful not to pull any off while checking. Are you sure relay is good???

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