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Air conditioning drive/pulley belt

Hi, The light on the air conditioning switch on the dashboard does not illuminate - when the car went in for a service the mechanic said that the air conditioning drive/pully belt was missing - would this cause the switch not to work? Is there some sort of safety cut out for when the belt is missing or do I have a bigger problem?
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That's a good question. I've always had a belt connected to the compressor on my hondas (1979, 1981) and worked on vehicles that had the belt on.

Most people like to have a/c working on their cars.

I would imagine that if the belt broke in an emergency, that it wouldn't hurt anything if run for a short distance before repairs could be performed.

Good luck on this one.

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