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what does an ac compressor relay do

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what does an ac compressor relay do?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Scott K replied 8 years ago.

Hello and welcome to Just answer,

 

An A/C relay is an electromagnetic switch for the A/C clutch on the compressor.

 

Current is appllied to an electromagnet in order to close a set of contacts this "relays" the voltage to the clutch coil.

 

Let me know if you have more questions

 

Scott

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