A/C clutch R&R
kneale at coslink.net
Mon Aug 8 12:53:24 EDT 2005
Actually, Bernie, that's Tool VW 1623 you're saying I'll have to make if I
can find a bolt that large. 1622 is a flat piece of metal with a hook on
the end to hold onto the clutch. I found a large pair of waterpump pliers
did that job because the bolt isn't on with a high torque. Anyone know how
big that thread is on the inside of the clutch?
At 09:08 AM 8/8/2005 -0700, Bernie Benz wrote:
>> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net>
>> And, again, what can I use besides the tool VW 1622 to hold the clutch from
>> rotating while removing its retaining nut?
>The tool isn't intended to keep the clutch from turning. It threads into
>the clutch ID and then turning the center bolt pushes on the compressor
>shaft end to pull the clutch off the shaft. You could make one if you can
>find a bolt that will match the internal threads of the clutch.
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