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Old 10-19-2000, 12:21 PM
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my w123's a/c clutch engages erratically.

but what is consistent is that after warming up, at idle, it'll refuse to catch and i'll have to put up with warm air until i accelerate away.

belt tension is ok, but the belt sometimes screeches still, esp when after a warm start.
do all this point towards replacing the clutch? thanks.
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Old 10-19-2000, 03:36 PM
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Location: Sugarland, TX
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Is it a early 123 with the York A/C?? I thought it was the clutch on my 115, but the problem was cause by the rubber mounting washers. There are 8 on the sides, and 4 on the bottom.

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Old 10-20-2000, 11:21 AM
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what about the washers? they were causing the belt tension to vary?

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