You can SEE a glazed (shiny) drive belt. Maybe the belt's automatic
tensioner is getting tired. Check belt tension (rent the tool). Use a
piece of heater hose as a stethoscope to locate the source of the
Thank you , the belt is chewed up a little and the clutch does not turn
, it tries but slips and squeals . I have 130k miles and never
recharged the feon . I bypassed the low pressure switch and clutch just
tries to turn but does not -- it seems to be chewing up the belt.
Maybe your compressor is locked up. Does the AC clutch turn freely when
it is inactive? It should.
If you try to turn a locked up compressor or defective clutch while
the low pressure switch, of course it is going to eat up a belt.
I believe I would reactivate the LP switch, get a new belt, and drive to an
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