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2004 taurus wagon with 160k miles. the ac compressor froze.

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2004 taurus wagon with...

2004 taurus wagon with 160k miles. the ac compressor froze

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

And I can't afford another. is there a by pass belt available?

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

Nothing, a neighbor owns a reputable repair shop and he looked at it this evening. said I would need to get another compress. he looked on the napa site to try and find a by pass belt but did not see one.

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

Not that I can think of at the moment...

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OPtions are to remove the compressor and install a bypass pulley in its place. Another option is to remove the compressor clutch and pulley, and replace the pulley bearing and do not install the compressor clutch, only the pulley.

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