Ac stopped working after serpentine belt change


Asked by Jun 10, 2019 at 09:20 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Had system filled/recharged. Compressor
continuously turning but not engaging. Mechanic
told me there is no ac clutch relay/ fuse for my car.
2013 Toyota Camry se 4cyl.  Can you tell me if that
is true about the relay and any suggestions on
what might be the problem is appreciated. Thanks

6 Answers

25,080 lists an A/C relay for your car and there is probably a fuse too. If you had it serviced and refilled, why wasn't the A/C working then? They got paid for that? Take it back. The most likely reason the A/C doesn't run is lack of refrigerant charge. There is a low pressure switch that has to click the compressor on, but only when there is enough refrigerant present. Makes me think it leaked out or wasn't filled right. Ask them what they did....why it doesn't run.


It leaked out and they replaced the o rings on compressor. They said compressor had power but not kicking in

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I can’t find the ac clutch relay from this diagram


This is kristye67. I responded to your message and listed me as guruS83GZ. Not sure why

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See diagram. I can’t locate the ac clutch


Another possibility. If the problem was noticed after changing the belt, the mechanic may have bumped loose a connector on the front of the compressor that powers the magnetic clutch. Check that too. If it "had power", it would kick in unless the magnet in the clutch has burned out.

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