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How do you remove the top, back bolt from the ac compressor?

I’ve exhausted attempts with all my wrenches. The crowfoot has it almost out, but now I don’t have clearance for the ratchet. The bolt is very loose, but it seems to need a few more turns before the compressor will come out.

Yes, I’ve already removed the fan, belts, hoses, etc.

Thanks for your help.
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IIRC, the TSB called for lifting the passenger side of the engine by pulling the mount bolt and jacking it up.

I don't fully remember how i did mine but i don't think i did that. I had to change the plate behind the compressor and the compressor with all 6 bolts. Take your time. It was a PITA.

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During my build I had to install and remove the compressor 3 times. I never had to lift the motor out but I also didn’t have the headers on the motor. I loosened the bolts all the way then pulled it forward. As I pulled it forward I went out towards the passenger fender, got the two bolts around the mount then pulled it across the front of the motor. The thing came right out every time.


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During my build I had to install and remove the compressor 3 times. I never had to lift the motor out but I also didn’t have the headers on the motor. I loosened the bolts all the way then turned the front of the compressor out and rocked it back across the front of the motor as I pulled it out. The thing came right out every time.


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I did finally get the compressor out after removing the belt tensioner and rocking it back & forth.

Now I have to find the motivation to put it back together again.
 

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Oh yeah, I removed the tensioner every time I pulled it out. Haha!
 

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How do you remove the top, back bolt from the ac compressor?

I’ve exhausted attempts with all my wrenches. The crowfoot has it almost out, but now I don’t have clearance for the ratchet. The bolt is very loose, but it seems to need a few more turns before the compressor will come out.

Yes, I’ve already removed the fan, belts, hoses, etc.

Thanks for your help.
Pat
Remove two bolts under the motor mount and jack engine up an inch. Also Remove ac belt tensioner. Plug the holes or compressor oil goes on floor. Undo electrical connection. I used a crows foot, you might need a rag underneath the bolt. If you drop your tool it goes into the abyss.
 
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