AC compressor clutch

Discussion in 'OnBoard Electronics & Controls' started by bcervelo, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. bcervelo
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    bcervelo Junior Member

    Does the coil of an automotive compressor clutch produce a spark?
     
  2. CDK
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    CDK retired engineer

    Of course not! But the switch or relay commanding it does spark, moderately when switching on, fiercely when switching off.
     
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