You can't reroute it with the existing belt. You could, I suppose, install a smaller belt that would work. Try a belt for this same model engine, in which the vehicle did not have A/C. That should work.
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For a 1994 Lumina APV (3.8 L), I bypassed the A/C compressor with a replacement serpentine belt that was 73" in length for ~$21 @ Advanced Discount Autoparts (original belt is ~102"). My problem was an A/C clutch that was making a grinding noise.
I determined the new belt length using a piece of cord to measure the new (required) belt length by routing it around the engine accessory components (i.e., Power Steering Pump, Tensioner, Alternator, Water Pump, etc.). I purchased two belts, one @ just over the measured lentgh (73") and one @ under (72") - then returned the 72" belt.
This seemed to work fine (so-far-so-good) for getting my vehicle back on the road without the risk of the A/C clutch siezing and throwing the belt.
No, the compressors and mounting points are different on the 95 Lumina
usually serpentine belts get their tension(tightness) from the belt tensioner
Was unit evacuated before recharge after compressor replacement?
do not. buy a used one.
The 1997 Chevy Lumina 3.1 liter low pressure air conditioning cycling switch can be found on the air conditioning compressor. The switch will be on the top of the compressor.
It has a serpentine belt that runs all the accessories not just the fan
The main pulley on which the serpentine belt goes on in a 1997 Chevy Lumina LTZ is the crankshaft pulley. The crankshaft pulley plays a role in the wheels turning and powering the alternator and power steering pump.
Follow the larger hose from the compressor Could be near the drier at the passenger side firewall its located between the evaporater and compressor. if that helps any
It will be on the compressor also the quantity needed to fill it if it is completely empty. It is 134.
First and foremost, make sure you have a diagram before removing the old belt. If there isn
I belive that there is no adjustment on the serp belt on your lumina. Should be a spring loaded tensioner. If you are having problems with the belt slipping you most likely need to replace the belt/ tenssioner.
I apologize if I do not understand what you are asking but if the a/c compressor will not cycle then you will need to check the pressure switch but on some of the GM cars and trucks they have what is called a variable displacement compressor, meaning that the a/c compressor with not cycle while its on.......
The alternator on a 95 Chevy Lumina 3.4l is replaced by disconnecting the wiring harness, loosening the retaining bolts, and removing the serpentine belt. The alternator can then be unbolted, removed, and a new alternator installed.
"You" wouldn't fix it. You would replace the compressor with another & give up the defective one as a core for rebuilding. This is what I am doing now in my 1995 ditto the rest.
take off compressor remove the following pieces and replace with new parts as there nay be metal particles in the system . accumulator , evaporator , orifice tube and high pressure hoses
Connect the Freon bottle to the low pressure port on your air conditioning compressor. Release the Freon into the compressor. The purchase of a Freon recharge kit will make the process quite simple.
the single belt that runs around the engine, alternator, a/c and water pump is the serpentine belt.
Recharging the system with Freeon Gas or Possible replacement of the Compressor! Just maybe, the belt needs tightening.
The low pressure switch is mounted near the ac compressor. It is a two wire switch mounted in the low side line.
On vehicles with a single serpentine belt, tension is usually self-adjusted automatically via a spring loaded tensioner. No additional adjustment is necessary. If the belt is slipping or loose, then it needs replacing. Also check the tensioner bearings and replace the tensioner if necessary.
Should be a valve like a tire valve on one of the lines near compressor. Use the one with a blue color code (low pressure side)
Lumina village is in Romania.
When the system is off the pressure will equalize through the orifice tube and the compressor. It's normal operation.