How do you jump the pressure switch? My compressor will not engage and on low side reading high pressure?

Asked by Jun 21, 2016 at 03:00 PM about the 2004 Mazda Tribute DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ac just stopped, did not start blowing cool air just stopped. Checked fuse its ok, tried to recharge but reading in red and cluth fan not engaging ?

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The pressure switch cycles the compressor. If you jump the sensor you are at risk of ruining the compressor. Don't do it, take it to a competent mechanic and have it repaired properly.

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