Hello I would be happy to assist.
I am trying to replace a A/C clutch on a 1996 Isuzu Rodeo
I have the front plate of the Pulley off but I am having problems getting the pulley itself off.
Okay, do you have a puller kit?
Do you know what make and model the compressor is?
Yes, I have a puller kit, but it is only working on the front plate...
No, that I don't know.
I think it is a factory install
Okay give me one second
Do you have a picture you can paste in? is the compressor in the car or on the bench?
It is in the car, I have not pulled it, though I am beginning to think that is the only way to fix it since I cannot find any place that just has the A/C clutch, they all sell just the compressor with the clutch.
Why not just replace the entire compressor?
I didn't want to break open the system... but I guess I might have to if I want to have a/c this summer.
That would be my best suggestion, If you are going to have the compressor out doing just a clutch there is no point
Thank you for your help, it looks like a compressor is the only way to go. It is a lot more expensive that way but... doesn't look like I have any choice.
Is this a customers car or yours?
Yeah, you will be better off in the future
Be sure to accept and feedback is appreciated. Let me know if you have any followup questions.
Have a great day, I am also EPA certified for refrigeration systems, along with ASE certified