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GMC Sierra A/C Clutch | Chevy Malibu Blows Warm Air

2000 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3 Vortec v-6. The clutch went out on my A/C unit. Do I have to replace the whole system or can I replace the clutch and bearing only? Will I have any freon leak when I remove the clutch and bearing? For now I have rerouted the serpentine belt to continue to use the truck. Answer: Depending on which type of air…

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1996 GMC Sierra Air Compressor Clicking

Why does my air conditioner compressor engage and click loudly when heater is on. ProTech: The A/C compressor will run when you have the heater on defrost to take the moisture out of the air in your car. If it did not run, you would have water running down the inside of your windshield. This is a normal condition. What would be causing the clicking…

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2007 Chevy Equinox Freon Pressure Problem

2007 Chevy Equinox: HVAC A/C- 1) A/C on/off button not functioning, press to off and system still running as A/C, toggling/pressing repeatedly still no change 2) system ices up (suction hose) when on low fan but doesn’t on high fan? ProTech: Does the compressor come on right away when starting the truck with the A/C button off? A/C compressor does come on right away with…

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Chevy Truck Battery Gauge Stuck On Zero Volts

I have a Chevy Vortec in an AV and after replacing the battery the volt meter and temp gauge reads zero. ProTech Are you sure that you hooked up all the wires and battery cables correctly? Yes engine starts perfectly. How about the fuses? Maybe one or two fuses popped during the repair. This is in a workhorse chassis and don’t know where the fuse…

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Hot Air Blowing From Vents With Air Conditioning On

With the very, very hot temperatures the country has been experiencing lately, especially the Midwest, I thought I would write a bit about how these temperature can affect your car’s air conditioning system. Basically, the hotter it is, the less effective the air conditioning becomes. This can be a real annoyance, since we all like to be cool in the summer. This past week especially,…

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