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AC Compressor clutch problem

I have a 05 taurus se 3.0L v6 v2 motor. The ac compressor clutch is vibrating badly, even when the ac is on and the clutch is engaged. My question is, what is going bad and how do I fix it? Thank you for your time. Mark

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This could be any number of things, low system pressure, chattering relay, faulty cycling switch, failed compressor, poor cooling, the list goes on.

I'm afraid this is a job for the professionals!

Very best regards


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