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1995 Firebird formula: Compressor clutch wont engage.

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1995 Firebird Formula 5.7L LT1. AC Compressor clutch won't engage. 32 oz. R134 in system. Can jump relay and clutch engages.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Wicked Wrench replied 7 years ago.
32 Oz = 2 Lbs. That is the spec for the system & should be enough to engage the switch. It sounds to me like the switch has failed & is in need of replacement. Have you tried another known good switch? If not that's where I'd start.

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