Disconnect A/C compressor clutch


Asked by Jan 03, 2016 at 11:42 AM about the 1999 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How can I stop the AC compressor clutch from
picking on with the defrosters compressor seized
up it won't spin so it needs to be disconnected to
prevent the belt from burning up

4 Answers


You will find a 12v connector somewhere on the AC compressor. Disconnect this terminal to disable it. Or, an alternative method would be to take the AC relay out of the fuse block.

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Got it. Just unplugged wire connection on compressor, clutch no longer engages.

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Thank you for answer, much appreciated.

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Your answer, was spot-on sir, thank you so very much!. Robert

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