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Where can I find the schematics relays. I have a 2006

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where can I find the schematics for my relays. I have a 2006 pathfinder and I'm needing to find a/c compressor relay (not fuse). please
JA: Many things can cause trouble with the A/C. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: a/c compressor is not engaging. it's not frozen. checked fuse and it's fine. relays aren't labeled so I don't know where the compressor relay is. as of now, thinking compressor relay switch or low pressure cut off switch.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes. however, my IPDM is white and I found that there was a recall on the IPDM and that if it had been completed, I'd have a black one. Not sure if that has anything to do with this.
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Listed all that in initial msg. Fuses checked, ambient pressure checked, compressor shaft manually turns (not frozen)
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Nissan Mechanic should know about your Nissan?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 months ago.
The compressor relay or A/C relay is located in the IPDM (intelligent power distribution module) and is not servicable.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I also mentioned what all I've tried along with what I think I need to try next. Do you not have any other suggestions??
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 months ago.
How much pressure do you have in the system?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ambient is at 80 psi
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  Jay replied 7 months ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question. The AC relay is integrated into the IPDM. So you can not attempt to manually jump the AC compressor to make it come on. The most common cause to keep the AC compressor from coming on is Freon Level. If you don't have enough freon in the system, the AC pressure sensor will not allow the AC compressor to come on to protect the system. So what I would suggest you have done is the AC system have it recharged. Then check it's operation. Also keep in mind that Nissan AC systems come with dye in it for leak detection. So it wouldn't hurt to go through the system with a black light and yellow glasses to see if there is any leaks as well. Do you have any more questions on this?

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