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Unread 10-20-2014, 09:36 PM   #1
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98 ZJ Compressor Problem to solve?

I have a 98 ZJ with 5.2L and am rebuilding my AC system. I bought a New Denso "First Time Fit" #471-0108 compressor, which arrived with a 1 Pin Connector (see picture). I talked with Denso tech support and they said they only had a 1 pin compressor for the Jeep. Looks like a good compressor otherwise. Amazon said they will take it back. The problem is my Jeep has a 2 pin connector (See first 2 pics pictures). So, I went online tonight and the only compressors for sale (that I could find) seem to be 1 pin only (Denso last 3 pics). I couldn't find any 2 pin connectors for my Jeep. So,

1) can it be rewired? if so, how and what tools are needed; can I even do it?
2) anyone know of a new compressor that has the 2 pin connectors and where I can buy one;
3) I read on a thread somewhere that you should test the compressor: how do you do that and what tools do I need? I know I'm asking a lot, but I've got a lot of money in this rebuild and time, and I need to get this done soon. and I am lost. Your help is greatly appreciated

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They usually come with the other half of the connector that you have to install. You use the switched wire to your new connector and the other you can extend and ground to the compressor or tape off,since they are grounding the clutch coil through the compressor looks like.

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Any splicing you do needs to soldered and crimped to handle the load of the clutch and heat shrinked. All aftermarket comps come with this one wire design. The OE comp will cost you alot more and a quick check on ebay came up with this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/A-C-Compress...f785f1&vxp=mtr

The OE part number is 55116188. I have never done a one wire hookup so I am giving you a best guess on how to do it. If you opt for a OE comp let me know and I'll give you the email for my mopar dude who may be able to give a better price.
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