In trouble shooting for the reason my AC was not working I noticed
that the front center portion of the AC compressor shuts off and on
every few seconds.
I take it this is not suppose to happen?
Is this portion of the compressor referred to as the clutch?
I just want to know what to call the problem prior to calling a
mechanic because doubt I can handle this on my own.
Thanks for your help.
Yes, it's the clutch. Cycling is normal - that's how the evaporator is
protected from freezing over. Cycling frequency depends on ambient
The most common cause for very frequent cycling (every few seconds) is low
refrigerant charge, but there are other possibilites. Have it checked by a
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