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How do I by pass aircompressor

Need to by pass air compressor for a 2000 Astro Van. Serpentine belt router. thanks N Compressor went out and I want to by pass the aircompressor with a serpentine belt. Need a diagram on how that works. Thanks N.

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If available, see if you can get a belt for an Astro that is not A/C equiped. The parts store should have the routing diagram. Good Luck, Ned

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