Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion Discussion, a/c compressor/ clutch removal-install in Cadillac Engine Discussion; I think my ac compressor is gonna need changing. It was throwing sparks whenever I pressed on the accelerator today. ...
- 06-15-03 07:06 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
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a/c compressor/ clutch removal-install
I think my ac compressor is gonna need changing. It was throwing sparks whenever I pressed on the accelerator today. Im going to start calling around tomorrow (pricing). Has anyone ever done this? Is it a hard task fo a do it yourselfer? I found a couple of them on ebay. I might wait for those is around $150-200 too much? I also seen the tools to do this job. If I think I can do this I will do this coming week. I will let yall know. But if anyone can help it will be great. I hope this will be the end of engine compartment work for a while. I bought this 'LAC at an auction and still cant get behind the wheel. Im ready to roll this puppy. Im ready to hook it up. After this i gotta send this gangsta to the body shop.
- 06-15-03 11:26 PM #2
Well I think its most likely the clutch...... Probably seized up.... And at this point it may be best to just replace the compressor and everything...... I think it would be a pretty easy fix.... Just remove the belt and remove/replace the compressors..... But then again I am used to working on an engine put in the compartment correctly, not sideways ...... And because of this, it could be a little tougher to get at that stuff.........
- 06-15-03 11:27 PM #3
Obviously, you would have to evacuate the system, and then recharge it....... Maybe it would be best to have someone with all the tools do it!
- 06-16-03 12:23 AM #4
what do you mean evacuate the system? the freon?
- 06-16-03 12:28 PM #5
Re: a/c compressor/ clutch removal-installOriginally Posted by BLAC-ON-BLAC-LAC