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2002 Mercedes ML500. I had catastrophic failure of A/C

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2002 Mercedes ML500. I had catastrophic failure of A/C compressor. As a temporary fix I removed the compressor and installed a shorter serpentine belt. All works fine but the fan motor runs constantly. Any solutions short of replacing A/C system?
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Hi, my name is***** fan are you referring to? The one in the car or the one for the a/c condenser?

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