a/c clutch

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by kspeng, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. kspeng

    kspeng New Member

    a/c clutch froze up..is it worth just replacing the clutch or the whole compressor..if just the clutch.can it be done while still on the truck..thanks
  2. janikphoto

    janikphoto Rockstar 3 Years 100 Posts

    I have the same problem on my BMW, but the compressor is at the bottom of the engine. I'm pretty sure it would need to come out. The Suburban compressor is easy to access, so I don't see why the clutch couldn't be replaced ON the truck. The question is "who will do it?" Most mechanics don't bother rebuilding them anymore, since replacement compressors are relatively cheap.
  3. Chris Miller

    Chris Miller Rockstar 100 Posts

    What year is your Suburban?
  4. kspeng

    kspeng New Member

    it is a 2005
  5. TMair

    TMair Member

    Are you sure it is just the clutch, I replaced an AC clutch only to find out it was really the compreser...just sayin!

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