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A/C Compressor won't start

My compressor clutch won't activate. All fuses are good and I have switched all relays around trying to move problem. I still get no voltage at the compressor connector. I need to know if the wire goes directly from the compressor to the rear fuse box and what the voltage should be? The car has 170000 kms. ( I drive alot ) so the warr is gone. I'm also looking for a description of the relays for the car. The owners manual doesn't list the relays. Thank-you for any help.....

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Should be 12 volts.
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