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Old 01-15-2002, 11:03 AM
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A/C Belt

the A/C on my Benz is inoperable and I have no plan to fix it. I am in the process of replacing the belts and am considering leaving the A/C with no belt at all. Is this OK or will it cause other damage. I once had a 1978 Plymouth Volare (what a car!) where the A/C compressor froze up and the belt caught on fire.
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Old 01-15-2002, 11:27 AM
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I have a 3-belt non-MB vehicle that has operated without an A/C belt for years. The belt serves to drive an appliance. If the appliance is operative, the belt serves no purpose.
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