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Belt Saver system, 91 Legacy Wagon

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#1 thekauz


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Posted 19 June 2017 - 10:10 AM

Does anyone know or have a test procedure for the sensor that controls  the belt saver system on the A/C?


My A/c was cutting in and out and I adjusted the sensor's standoff distance and it still cut out. I used a hack I found on this forum that worked great and the A/C blows cold enough to store food. But when you use the hack sometimes the fan control on the dash acts up, makes noise etc,


So if anyone knows of a test procedure to test the sensor and has any idea's please let me know. The old beast has a ton of life left in her. (yes I used beast and her in the same sentence)(sorry)

Edited by thekauz, 19 June 2017 - 10:11 AM.

#2 idosubaru


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Posted 19 June 2017 - 07:30 PM

Tell us what hack you used and we can likely reverse problem solve from there what's causing the issue.

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Posted 22 June 2017 - 07:07 AM

I have the print out but I am trying to find iy again on this forum. It involvrs going behind the glove box and jumpering two wires that bypass the belt saver system and allow the A/C compressor to run all the time. It seems to be the only fix that works.


 I still have a 20lb tank of the old refrigerant and the system is charged properly and blows cold. it would just be nice to not have to jumper the system

#4 DaveT


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Posted 22 June 2017 - 07:55 AM

My 86 came with that jumpered so the compressor was always on. It was ruined when I bought it, at around 75k miles. Removed the mod, put in a new used compressor, never had another problem.

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