If the AC compresore is not fixed will it have an effect on the car long term? on 2006 Nissan Altima

If I didnt get the compresore fixed would it affect the long term healt of my car. Does this affect the engine or any other area of the vehicle. Or if I just dont use the AC will it just not matter if I can deal with Hot weather?

by in High Point, NC on June 28, 2012
3 answers
ANSWER by on June 28, 2012
I wouldn't think so. Now, if the Compressor locks up, that will cause issue. But other than that it's just acting like another pulley.
ANSWER by on June 28, 2012
just leave it off and you will be fine if the a/c belt only runs compressor i suggest you remove it
ANSWER by on June 28, 2012
You asked about if you didn't get it fixed , but you never stated what about the compressor is faulty. If the hub bearing is failing and it locks up or worst case snaps the nose of the compressor , you WILL lose all of your accessories could be a tad dangerous while driving. open your hood and see for yourself if there is more than one belt then reply & call me an idiot. Just in case --some manufacturers make an optional bracket with idler pulley to replace a/c compressor and keep the same OEM belt. .

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