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A/C compressor bypass for winter

The A/C compressor clutch on my 95 lumina sedan 3.1 v-6 is shot and I want to bypass the compressor. Can it be removed and ran without or do I have to replace it with a bypass wheel?

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Try buying a belt for lumina without air,and follow instructions under hood for install with no A/C...i have bypassed many cars this way...very few need to have a seperate idler pulley mounted in place of compressor....hope this helps...Lee...

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