comperssor quit working if it locks up cani still drive car

Asked by Oct 26, 2014 at 08:14 AM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE

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If the clutch on the compressor is locked up, no. It will burn up belt. If the compressor is locked up but clutch/pulley still spins, yes you can drive it but you won't be able to use defroster, when you turn on defroster the A/C kicks on to de-humidify

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