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GM A6 Compressor Clutch Coil Question

Mr. D on Mon December 03, 2007 9:25 PM User is offline

Year: 1965
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Refrigerant Type: R134a
Country of Origin: United States

Hi, I have a GM A6 Compressor with the Clutch Coil orientation plug on the wrong side. I need to rotate the clutch coil plug from the 2 o'clock position to the 10 o'clock position when looking from the front to aft.

How do I go about doing that?

GM Tech on Tue December 04, 2007 8:12 AM User is offline

With the proper tools you can do it-- a clutch puller to remove the clutch- then a pulley puller- or a three jawed gear puller to remove the pulley- and then you can pull off the coil- and rotate it and press the pulley and clutch back on--- but most people just extend their wiring harness if there is no physical mounting interference problems..........

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NickD on Tue December 04, 2007 8:35 AM User is offline

Ha, don't forget the retainer ring on the clutch pulley, can be a mean job if this is a 42 year old rusty compressor, may break the coil before it comes loose. If new, best to specify the clocking before you buy it.

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