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A/C clutch shim procedure for S60

S60 AC Clutch Shim Instructions

Here’s the now famous DIY procedure to fix your air conditioning by shimming the AC clutch, but for the Volvo S60. If your AC blows cold for only 5 minutes, and you’ve recharged the R134a, this may be what you need to do.

A/C clutch shim procedure for S60 – 2002 S60 2.4T AWD

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6 Responses to A/C clutch shim procedure for S60

  1. Guy Pearson says:

    Please before any of you try the A/C clutch shim ordeal. Try first wiring a 30 amp(fog light)relay into the power supply to clutch. Takes about 15 minutes and I have solved several clutch intermittent operations. I found on every car the line voltage to clutch was 7.5-9 volts.

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  3. Josh Poole says:

    Guy, can you expound on this? How is the relay wired into the car’s electrical system?

  4. Guy Pearson says:

    Sorry for the delay, use the wire to the coil as the switch wire. buy a typical fog light relay 4 spade terminals one is the ground two are 12v in and out and 4th is the switch wire.

  5. Guy Pearson says:

    479-957-6804 any other questions.

  6. If it works when cool then stops when hot you may need to replace – or bypass the thermal cutout.


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