[DML] Re: A/C Compressor clutch
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[DML] Re: A/C Compressor clutch



The gap will have a big effect on the current draw. Checking the gap should be the first thing you do. You can also do a continuity test on the coil. Once you know the gap is good and you have continuity THEN you can do a current draw. When checking the gap it should be very close to even all around. You may have to bend the plate a little to even things up.
David Teitelbaum

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Harold" <hmcelraft@...> wrote:
>
> Have you measured the amperage draw of the clutch?
> 
> You can do that by disconnecting the clutch and using a jumper to the positive battery post in the engine compartment. It should be about 4 amps. If you run the system you can watch the clutch function. I'm sure I don't need to remind you of the dangers of working around the engine while running. If the air gap is bad there is



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