a/c compressor is smoking when a/c on no cold air

Asked by Aug 25, 2016 at 11:51 PM about the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

a/c started to blow warm air and smell of burned metal or plastic smell. turned off my a/c.. checked under hood. looks like smoke coming from a/c compressor when turned on and smell burning metal

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it could be a/c compressor is seized or gone..

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A/C compressor or A/C clutch may be in need of replacement. I always recommend a qualified A/C specialist to work on these systems. This is NOT a good do it yourself job.

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