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Need to know if i need a new ac compressor or just the clutch

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If the MAGNETiC CLUTCH engages when u turn on the a/c switch, that means its working, u could manually check it by just directly connect the power wire directly to the ( + ) battery and the clutch will just "click"! If the clutch engages and disengage after a couple of minutes, the presure switch in the a/c compessor signals that u have a bad compressor and needs to be change! go to ur nearest a/c tech to fix that up! Taah!

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