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Compressor clutch won't engage unless you tap on it to get AC to come on. 1996 gmc sonoma

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Sound like you have a loose wire connection, i would make your the ground is secure and the hot lead is secure

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I have a 99 gmc sonoma that won't go into gear and there is no presure on the clutch pedal it goes straight to the floor but the fluid level is still on full and the fluid has some black looking gunk...


It is confirmed that the clutch hydraulics has faulted. Since there is no clutch the gear links are not engaged. Possible that the master cylinder has failed, possible a leak in the system.
You will need to overhaul this section and the pedal will respond.
Also check on the transmission fluid and the gear settings.

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Has the Freon been checked with a gauge to see if there is enough Freon to allow the system to work. Low or no Freon will not allow the compressor to engage. The low pressure switch is most likely activated due to low freon, and will cause this condition.

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I'm tryin to find out if my a/c compressor is out. So I know that the dealer said that I need it charged and I didn't get it done. So lately it has been makin a loud noise and rattlin on the...


You may be having AC problems but that is not what happened when the Steering locked unless the AC is on the same belt as the Power steering unit. That whining you are hearing when you turn is actually the power steering unit being low on fluid or the power steering pump going out. Based on what you have described my guess is that the unit has gone out and needs to be replaced. As far as the AC compressor is concerned, if the unit is low on Freon it will not engage once it gets too low unless the clutch goes out. When you look at the center of the AC compressor when the engine is running and the AC is off you should see the pulley free spinning and the very center of the pulley won't be spinning, that is the clutch Dis-engaged. When you turn the AC on the Clutch should engage and allow the compressor to work. You will hear it kick in and kick out repeatedly if it is low on Freon. If it is too low it will never kick in because the low pressure switch won't allow it.

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The clutch is not engaging on the compressor for the ac system it is a 1998 gmc sonoma 4.3 v6


hi.
the most likely cause is low gas in the air con system .
most cars have a pressure switch that detects low gas level and will prevent the clutch enganing to prevent damage.

the first thing to do is to top up the gas in the air con system.
i would recommend getting this done properly as they will ensure that the correct amount of freon is in the system, but you can top it up yourself using cans of freon from a motor shop.

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Check the magnetic clutch is engaged on front of a/c pump, have the motor running, a/c on and fan on high, if the centre hub is static the pump in not switched on, this can happen when the gas pressure gets low.

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The AC is not cooling and when I check the clutch on the compressor it isn't engaging and turning the compressor.


You must of lost freon and when there is no freon your clutch will not activate.Must check it for pressure in the lines.If there is pressure check pressure switch.Good luck let me know

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