What do you know about compressor clutches?


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Compressor clutches, how they work, why they don’t

The compressor clutch has been around since shortly after the first A/C systems were installed in vehicles in the late 1930s. While they have certainly undergone many changes over the years, no matter what style of clutch is used on a compressor, they are all designed to perform a similar function: to engage and disengage power to the compressor input shaft.

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