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post #1 of 7 Old 01-23-2008, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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bypassing A/C

Its dead winter. and my A/C pump is squelling like crazy. I was wondering if there is away I could bypass that pully on the belt, tempolary.. sence its winter a new one costs 300 bucks, and I broke my compressor so it doesnt really matter anyways right now.. any suggestions on how to stop the squeelllllll...atlests its not the water pumpp



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if the truck was offered without ac, which i have no idea if it was, then it seems like you should be able to get a non-ac modle belt and slap it on there.
but i really have no idea
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does it squeel all the time..or just when the compressor engages??

the compressor will engage with the defrost on..thats why i ask...
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wow Ive never checked that, and I think i have always had defrost on..



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wow Ive never checked that, and I think i have always had defrost on..
just unplug the connector at the A/C compressor for now and it wont be able to cycle...
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it always squeels. I am going to try to unplug it later. I went to the autoparts store and as far as they know there is no option to not have a/c and they dont offer a bypass pully..



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I found this today. It says it's for OBS, so they may make one for the SD.
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