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1998 dodge ram 1500 air conditioner does not work. I have…

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Second opinion] 1998 dodge ram 1500 air conditioner does not work

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the Freon level?

Yes I have made some checks , I have determined compressor clutch fan does not come on when 12 volts is applied. , the A/C relay works . However even when the A/C control panel is off there is power at the A/C relay. but no power going to the connector at the compressor clutch.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes , read the above message

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I have not found a good wiring diagram / schematic to trace wires.

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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

From your description it sounds as if you have two current issues, but there may be one root cause.

If the clutch does not engage when you apply voltage to it then the clutch coil has failed and will need to be replaced.

When you're checking for power at the clutch coil connector can you explain exactly what you're doing?

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