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AC does not engage when turned on

The AC was working fine and then all of a sudden the AC quit. When I turn the AC on, there is no click or engine rpm change. The compressor/clutch never tries to engage. I suspect a blow fuse, but cannot find the fuse location. I read somewhere online that the AC engine fuse was behind the glove box, however I have removed the glove box and still cannot find the fuse. Does anyone know where the AC engine fuse is located on a 1996 Buick Century, 3.1L V6.

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  • flministock2 Sep 28, 2009

    I did not find any fuse where you indicated. The regular fuses are located in the glove box behind a small removable cover. However the AC engine fuse is elusive....and I am still trying to locate the relay center under the hood!

  • flministock2 Sep 28, 2009

    I did not find any fuse where you indicated. The regular fuses are located in the glove box behind a small removable cover. However the AC engine fuse is elusive....and I am still trying to locate the relay center under the hood!

  • Jason Cunningham
    Jason Cunningham Jul 06, 2014

    yes the box is behind the panel you spoke of. Found these fuses with help of owners manual. "Engine a/c, EGR, Relays, SIR Crank and safety belt fuses. These fuses are located behind the glove bos. The fuse holders are taped together with gray tape

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Take the glove box out. Behind the fuse box you will find a big gob of black tape, (it looks like a box shape all taped up. Take the tape off and you will find three inline fuse holders taped together. The AC fuse is the 10 amp one.

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