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1997 Chevy suburban 7.3 L, a/c clutch was not engaging.

Customer Question

1997 Chevy suburban 7.3 L, a/c clutch was not engaging. Checked (jumped) cycle switch still did not engage. Jumped post 30 to 86 on a/c relay clutch engaged and a/c cools. Replaced relay but clutch did not engage. Why does clutch engage only when relay is jumped?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Roy replied 7 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

do you have a voltmeter to do some checks???

Roy

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No
Expert:  Roy replied 7 months ago.

can you get one?? in order to find the issue, we will need to do some testing. I am here and not thre and we need to verify voltages

Roy

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ok I'm on the highway now but will be back at home in 45 minutes and see if I can get one then
Expert:  Roy replied 7 months ago.

sounds like a plan

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Am I too just use this same chat string once I get one?
Expert:  Roy replied 7 months ago.

correct, I will be here