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89 pontiac firebird A/C trouble

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05-10-04, 08:43 AM   #1  
89 pontiac firebird A/C trouble

hi to all,
my air cond. compressor won't turn on. i've tried max and normal settings but when i look at the clutch it does not engage. does this mean
i need to replace compressor. i hooked up a gage with some 134a refrig. but
it still would,nt come on.
thank you in advance for any advise

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05-10-04, 02:42 PM   #2  
Not necessarily. Many things can prevent the compressor from energizing. Low freon is one. An electrical problem is another. Take it to a reputable A/C shop for diagnosis and leak test. This usually costs under $30.

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