A/C compressor clutch troubles

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Old 03-10-02, 03:08 PM
Diver
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A/C compressor clutch troubles

Thanks to everyone who helped me with the diagnosis of my A/C compressor problems. The problem is with my A/C compressor clutch and pulley. I have a 2000 5.7 liter Chevrolet express work van with 157,000 miles. How do I change the clutch and pulley? I have looked at it and I can't tell how it comes apart. Do I need a special tool to get the clutch off the A/C compressor shaft, and can I make this repair without taking the A/C compressor off the truck? I really don't want to lose my freon if I don't have to.
 

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Old 03-10-02, 09:54 PM
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I believe you can get a puller from KD tools at NAPA for that, and should be able to remove it on engine. If you have the room for the tool to go into place.
 
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Old 03-11-02, 08:32 AM
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Marturo is right.

Might be more cost effective to change the compressor and clutch as a unit as the front seal might be bad with this much mileage.

How do you drive 150k in two years? Lol.
 
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