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Compressor Magnetic Clutch - 1996 Honda Accord EX

I cannot get my air conditioner clutch on my 1996 Honda Accord EX to engage. I've checked the fuse and relay. The fuse is good but the power is not going to the relay. If I can find the power that comes to the relay, I can fix it. I need to know what activitate the relay and the power that the relay push to the clutch. I need to know where they come from.

I've been looking for a circuitry that shows it and a drawing that shows the air conditioning fan. Please help.

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    my accord ex is draining my new battery dead every night. I found the power draw. it is coming from the driver seat (not power seats). I would leave it unplugged cause I don't think it really does anything but the alarm goes off the entire time its started. What could be drawing power from the seat and how do I fix it?



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Looks like fuse # 8 "heater control relay- ac clutch relay-cooling fan" fuse runs the 12 volt side " black and yellow stripe wire " pcm or ecm runs the ground side "red -blue stripe wire"- what else do you need?

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