2011 Equinox AC Problem

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Re: 2011 Equinox AC Problem

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Oddly enough, I replaced a compressor six or seven years ago, although not a Delphi swash plate type, that seized and apparently snapped the main-shaft internally. I didn't take it apart, but I could rotate the driven clutch plate without any resistance whatsoever. First and only one I've ever seen do that, and it surprised me as well.
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Re: 2011 Equinox AC Problem

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Wouldn't a guy call that a not seized compressor then? Shaft rotates smoothly?
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DetroitAC wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 5:35 am Wouldn't a guy call that a not seized compressor then? Shaft rotates smoothly?
I reckon that one could call it 'not seized' if one was so inclined. :lol:
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Re: 2011 Equinox AC Problem

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Re: 2011 Equinox AC Problem

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JohnHere wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 12:22 pm
DetroitAC wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 5:35 am Wouldn't a guy call that a not seized compressor then? Shaft rotates smoothly?
I reckon that one could call it 'not seized' if one was so inclined. :lol:
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Re: 2011 Equinox AC Problem

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Hey Guys,

Sorry for the delay, it took a while to get back into this one.

So the clutch engages and spins the shaft when I turn on the AC, the shaft spins by hand as well. With the gauges hooked up, the pressures do not change, holds at about 60 psi on both sides. Question, if it was the clutch issue, would the center of the pulley just not spin in the engage position?

Thanks again for your help/suggestions!
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Re: 2011 Equinox AC Problem

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Your couplers are not fully engaged to the fittings on the AC lines.

Some of the cheaper couplers have this problem, they are not correctly built to the SAE spec
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