Air Conditioning 2008 GMC Sierra 4.8

2008 GMC SierraThe air conditioning compressor froze up and can’t afford to fix it right now. How can I drive it without the loud noise or hurt it?


Remove the Air Conditioning belt.

air conditioning belt diagram 2008 GMC Seirra


  • Remove the accessory drive belt.
  • Install a ratchet into the air conditioning (A/C) belt tensioner adapter opening.
  • Rotate the A/C belt tensioner clockwise in order to relieve tension on the A/C belt.
  • Remove the A/C belt from the pulleys.
  • Slowly release the tension on the A/C belt tensioner.
  • Remove the ratchet from the A/C belt tensioner.