98 civic lx ac compressor bypass

Asked by May 14, 2016 at 04:36 AM about the 1998 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I need to know what size belt i need to get to
bypass my ac compressor

5 Answers

292,905

If you mechanically can bypass it and get proper tension on the belt, as I don't have a diagram on your engine belt routing, the easiest way to measure is to take a piece of twine or string and wrap it around the pulleys you intend to use to get the proper length. Stop into the auto parts store and get the closest size, make sure the width matches and ribs if any.

83,655

Also, to use the same belt, they make a delete A/C compressor pulley & bracket for around $40.

1 people found this helpful.

Ohk cool my buddy i work with is a mechanic he told me if i drive it like it is the clutch wheel thing will cause my belt to jump off and overheat but idk id love to keep the ac but im sure the compressors gone out because it was smoking and it smelled like burnt rubber

83,655

That is a easy fix. Sounds like you just need to replace the compressor clutch and pulley with bearing. http://www.carid.com/1998-honda-civic-air-conditioning-heating-parts/four-seasons-ac-compressor-clutch-63160774.html

25

I heard that you can also get an alternator bel for a Civic DX without AC. I was woundering how the belt diagram will look like ?

Your Answer:

Civic

Looking for a Used Civic in your area?

CarGurus has 49,260 nationwide Civic listings starting at $1,499.

ZIP:

Honda Civic Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,290
  • #2
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,060
  • #3
    Takoda Fraser
    Reputation
    1,050
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
552 Great Deals out of 102,993 listings starting at $950
Used Honda Civic Coupe
95 Great Deals out of 10,836 listings starting at $975
Used Toyota Corolla
600 Great Deals out of 66,186 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Camry
746 Great Deals out of 72,550 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda CR-V
604 Great Deals out of 76,631 listings starting at $1,192
Used Nissan Altima
722 Great Deals out of 66,706 listings starting at $1,499
Used Hyundai Elantra
457 Great Deals out of 48,314 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford Mustang
273 Great Deals out of 37,436 listings starting at $1,350
Used Honda Accord Coupe
75 Great Deals out of 3,924 listings starting at $1,997
Used Ford Focus
390 Great Deals out of 80,630 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Sentra
539 Great Deals out of 47,200 listings starting at $1,488

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Honda Civic LX For Sale
10,502 listings starting at $16,907
2017 Honda Civic LX For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 966 listings starting at $13,799
2016 Honda Civic LX For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 1,334 listings starting at $10,900
2015 Honda Civic LX For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 4,355 listings starting at $8,700
2014 Honda Civic LX For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 859 listings starting at $7,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.