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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 05-27-2013, 06:35 AM
paultyk paultyk is offline
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AC Compressor Magnetic Clutch

Did anyone changed ac compressor clutch? I found clutch assembly on ebay. Dealer sells only compressor with it, not seperate.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:09 PM
jallan3 jallan3 is offline
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Im going through this myself..

The Clutch bearing disintegrated and ate itself. The AC worked fine until the clutch mechanically failed, so my compressor is good but clutch is bad.

I looked online and sadly found that I have to buy the whole compressor... Cant just buy the clutch.

I started searching around for AC Compressor repair services but couldn't find much at all.

Curious - where did you find just the clutch?
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:22 AM
carrazco650i carrazco650i is offline
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I had the similar experience on a different car. I cross matched the bearing and replaced it and Wala!. I wonder if you can press a new one on these if the clutch is still intact but if the bearing is blown/ bad.
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:33 PM
HerbP HerbP is offline
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If you have to recharge the system, Sam's Club has a 30lb can for 80.00! This might not be country wide, but it is one heck of a deal!

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