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Air conditioning AC clutch does not engage. Relay tested good. Fuse good. Tried to recharge system, system was over charged. purged and tried to recaharge.Ac clutch failed to engage even at 50psi on refrigerant gauge. considering high side blow out switch

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    my 2000 silverado started blowing out hot air, and when i tried the low side to add coolant, it showed full charge and wouldnt allow charging

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Even though you have a good fuse and relay did you check to see if you had power going to the A/C clutch?. you could also have a blockage in the system the dryer might be plugged. you should have at least 110 psi on high side and 30 psi on low side for 134a system.. one last note if these are not the problem then your expansion valve needs replacing. this valve regulates the system.

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Here is a link to your problem and a solution:
http://en.allexperts.com/q/4-Wheel-Drive-2700/2008/5/C-Clutch-engaging.htm

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