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Old 06-26-2015, 02:22 AM   #1
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A/C problem, I need help

Hello everyone, I have a 2001 mustang gt. I was driving the car today and I noticed it wasn't blowing cold air anymore. So I noticed the clutch isn't engaging. I can turn the clutch freely but it wont engage. Anyone know what it could be? Thanks in advance, Albert.
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Does the clutch engage at all, meaning for a few short seconds, then disengages? This would be an indication of no pressure (loss or Freon due to a leak).

Otherwise it could be the pressure switch, A/C clutch, or dash switch/connection to A/C clutch.

With a test light or multimeter, you could test the dash switch (A/C activation) by turning the key to on (don't start), unplug the connector that plugs onto the A/C clutch, and see if you have voltage. That rules that as the fault or not. If that checks good, then I'd steer towards a leak causing no pressure (and with this, the A/C clutch will cycle on/off over and over), or the pressure switch does not detect pressure in the system. You'd need gauges for this test.
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What Bucko said.
But check your AC fuse first.
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