can i bypass ac compressor with shorter belt


Asked by Aug 03, 2016 at 12:34 PM about the 2009 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can I bypass ac compressor with a shorter belt in a ford excape 2009 24 v6

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You can buy an AC compressor bypass pulley at any auto parts store, that way you can keep the stock serpentine belt. (FTR I don't think a shorter belt for bypassing pulleys even exists, and if you use an incorrect size belt it can fall off and cause way more trouble than it's worth.

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