how do I unplug the air conditioner compressor until I can have it replaced

Asked by Aug 05, 2015 at 08:15 PM about the 2009 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

will have the air compressor fixed in a week how do I unplug it so I can drive it so the belt does not seize?

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If it is just the compressor that is bad then just unplug it, see pic. But if it is the clutch assembly that is going out then you can't drive it safely as the clutch bearings could lock and burn through the belt.

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Thank You we will try this- cant fix till next week- driving 139 miles a day next week.

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