Finished - AC Clutch Replacement - Any BTDT
benswann at verizon.net
Tue Nov 20 08:41:54 PST 2007
Yeah - I figured as much. I was trying to avoid breaking connections and losing the
R-12 (well I would attempt to do a transfer/recovery), but figured a clutch R/R was the
best most straight-forward way to accomplish the objective prior to taking the car on a
long trip. I think the clutch failing and sticking on was forcing the compressor to
The comp in there is still pumping, but it appears the pressures have dropped and making
that racket that rears its head warning of the compressors demise. At least I'll have a
new clutch assembly to salvage.
From: George [mailto:sidman at webloq.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 11:10 AM
To: 'Ben Swann'; 'Kneale Brownson'
Cc: quattro at audifans.com; 200q20v at audifans.com
Subject: RE: Finished - AC Clutch Replacement - Any BTDT
Ben: You can get a good rebuilt compressor, complete with clutch, on
Ebay for less than $150.00.
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