Why won't AC compressor engage, coolant pressure is correct?

Asked by Aug 30, 2012 at 11:55 AM about the 1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata M-Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

AC Compressor will not engage, when AC turned on.  Coolant is fine and AC lamp under AC switch illuminates.

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You might check the connectors behind the glovebox (as facing the dashboard from passenger seat) almost directly behind the interior light on the passenger side. I've attached a 'dashless' photo with the connector highlighted. You can access easily from under the dash, though. It's a free first step before getting into repairs.

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