AC CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING

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  1. thecubantrucker

    thecubantrucker Light Load Member

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    alright guys new compressor about 1 month old clutch does not engage new hi and low switches new dryer and both expansion valves checked for power on compressor and on hi pressure switch both got power I tried jumping thr hi pressure switch with a wire and still not engaging sorry I posted here no replies under garage
     
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  3. Spyro2112

    Spyro2112 Light Load Member

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    Low freon, wiggle plug maybe directly wire plug, control switch, FUSE
     
  4. thecubantrucker

    thecubantrucker Light Load Member

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    checked fuses and relays all good it's got freon
     
  5. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    How did you verify it has refrigerant? Only way to tell if the charge is correct is to recover it and verify the weight of refrigerant recovered.
     
  6. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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  7. Spyro2112

    Spyro2112 Light Load Member

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    Go to the auto parts store buy a can and the fill tube, put some in and see if it engages, cost you 25 bucks
     
  8. Spyro2112

    Spyro2112 Light Load Member

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    too much it will engage but bow warm
     
  9. thecubantrucker

    thecubantrucker Light Load Member

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    I do got a set of gauges put them on and see if I get any reading with the ac on
     
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  10. Spyro2112

    Spyro2112 Light Load Member

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  11. Spyro2112

    Spyro2112 Light Load Member

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    There's a gauge on the fill tube won't be accurate,but it will give u an idea
     
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