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I have a 2000 4.0 s type, I need to bypass the ac. What

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I have a 2000 4.0 s type, I need to bypass the ac. What length of belt do I need?
JA: Which belt is acting up? And when was it last changed?
Customer: A/c pulley seized, need to bypass with shorter serpentine belt, would u know a length
JA: What is the model of your '00 Jaguar?
Customer: S type
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Been trying several diff lengths belts, left waaay to much Dna on the pulleys, just need a belt length, am positive it's the ac clutch
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No thank u
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 10 months ago.

What you will need is a 13/16” x 84-5/8” 6 groove belt. ( maybe slightly shorter more later )

You will end up bypassing a idler pulley as well. The belt install essentially the same with the exception of the two pulleys that are bypassed.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Which idler pulley do I bypass
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 10 months ago.

just rechecked my notes thats for a x type...ill opt out maybe another tech will know

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Can u hook me up with another mechanic, thx for you help john
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