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AC is blowing hot air. Had a mechanic take a look at it and

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AC is blowing hot air. Had a mechanic take a look at it and he said that the AC compressor is not turning on. He did a force start on the AC compressor and it turned on. Heat check fuse relay and it was okay
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.

Posted by mistake

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 1 year ago.

hello . what is the model and year of your Pontiac ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2000 grand am se 6cyl
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 1 year ago.

okay and where did he force start the compressor from ?

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 1 year ago.

did you check the 10 amp A/C BFC fuse under the hood ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
10 amp BFC fuse is ok. Force start directly from Batt to compressor. He also mentioned that the fans don't come on.
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 1 year ago.

you need to jumper terminals 30 and 87 at the A/C relay with A/C on and engine running . does the A/C compressor turn on ?

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 1 year ago.

hello . how are you progressing with your issue ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No compressor did not turn on.
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 1 year ago.

you need to check the A/C clutch diode and also check to see that there is ground on the gray wire to the compressor and also there must be power at the #30 terminal in the junction box . see the illustration .