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How do you go about disconnecting the clutch on an a/c compressor in a 1996 chevy blazer?

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    angela Jul 25, 2012

    how do you use OEM 27001 Clutch Pulley Puller

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Removel:

  • Remove the serpentine belt and unbolt the compressor from it's mounts and tilt it up so you can get to the front easier.
  • Use the clutch removal tool to pull off the clutch.
  • Remove the large snap ring in front of the pulley.
  • Spray some WD40 in the hub area and remove the pulley from the compressor. It's best to use the universal puller.
  • If you don't have the puller bolt the compressor back down to it's mount and carefully pry the pulley away from the compressor. Be careful and don't stress the gas lines. The pulley bearing is pressed onto the aluminum casting of the compressor body so you are not prying against the compressor shaft. The bearing can be hard to remove because the steel bearing in contact with the aluminum frame will cause a dissimilar metal weld.
  • Clean off all the surfaces and threads using a wire brush and / or some sand paper. Note: The white circular object is the magnetic coil that activates the A/C.
Instalation:
  • Place the new hub on the frame and tap into place with a piece of wood or use the special puller tool which will also press the new hub into the frame.
  • Press the hub in until the groove is exposed enough to install the large snap ring.
  • Install the large snap ring. Make sure it is seated all the way around.
  • Install the clutch assembly taking care to position the shaft key in the compressor slot. Use the special installer tool to press the clutch into place. Leave between .020 and .030 air gap between the hub and the clutch.

Good luck and keep me posted, Be glad to answer any questions you may have and if you need help replacing the coil also, (clutch core)

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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