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On 3/23/2018 at 4:58 PM, Alan Mower said:

The wire feeds back into the same place the excitor wire is coming out of. I’ll have to hunt down some schematics 

This may be your wire. It’s connected to what looks like another connector on the front of the alternator.

Lemme know if that link doesn’t work. Volvospeed doesn’t let me add larger pictures.

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If that is the wire in question, it should lead to your Airco pump. It's what activates the AC pump clutch. The plastic thing it's connected to is an in-line temperature switch or somethingi IIRC, if that gets too hot it will not activate the clutch either.

Without that wire your AC will not work (if you still have AC, maybe it got deleted?)

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  • 1 month later...

Sorry to jump in this late, but speaking on the AC clutch wire,

If that wire was disconnected and you tried to manually start the AC clutch by bumping it, would she go?

Wondering because my AC clutch isn't working (only getting hot air from the ac) and I'm trying to figure out why. I have tried manually bumping it and it won't go, so I'm thinking its the freon? Still have to get a kit to test that tho.


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