Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured
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Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured

Part No. DW57237 Warranty  

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Assembly:Yes
Brand:GM
Clutch Only Required:No
Coil Clock Position:12
Coil Type:Spade
Color:Black
Compressor Type:Reman R4 Lightweight Compressor w/ Clutch
Groove Quantity:6
Manifold Type:O-Ring / Sealing Washer
Mount Type:Lt Weight R4, Short Shaft, Metric Threads
New Compressor:No
O.E.M. Number:1131331
OE Manufacturer:General Motors Corp.
Pulley Diameter:4.25 in
Refrigerant:R12 or R134a
Series:R4 Lightweight

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DriveworksAir Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured
 
3.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

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    • Replacement (3)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    1.0

    Don't waste your time or money

    By J

    from Lynn Haven, Florida

    Comments about Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured:

    I've installed 3 of these in a row on my truck. All 3 rattle like crazy. Turn compressor off and rattle/noise quiets down, engage compressor and it sounds like it's going to come apart! On a bright side it does however work. Thought maybe the belt tensioner might be bad. Replaced the tensioner with pulley and the extra idler pulley as well to no effect noise still there. Maybe my local store just received a bad batch, no clue. After seeing all the good reviews it got I did not hestitate purchasing one, just thought I'd post this so someone might give it a second thought.

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    4.0

    exact fit and works like a charm.

    By Jerry

    from saint petersburg fl

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Improves Engine Efficiency

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured:

      Product was a exact fit replacement part and it meet origanal specs and performs just like it should. Nice chilly air in the hot florida sun. Off to the beach.

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      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      GMC rebuild

      By rch184

      from Maryland

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      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Fits like oem

      Cons

      • None yet

      Best Uses

        Comments about Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured:

        Rebuilding my 89 GMC 1500-EC for my work horse. Motor and trans done locally but all my parts come from Advanced Auto, some online and the rest from the stores. Put all heavy duty parts in her to tow my 1971 Nova around.

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        5.0

        Price was good

        By 4x4 wayne

        from Little Rock AR

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Improves Engine Efficiency
        • Seems durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured:

          Replacement part

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          • Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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          (5 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Compressor installed nicely and works.

          By Cliff

          from Easton PA

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          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

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            Best Uses

            • Replacement

            Comments about Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured:

            Never did fill out warranty form and don't think I will need it as the part seems to work fine.

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            6 Questions | 7 Answers
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            • Q:

              I just bought an a/c compressor Driveworks Part #Dw57237 for my 1991 Chevy pickup.The system use to be R12 i am converting to 134a,i also bought an accumulator,orifice and new hose set.When i install the compressor and the rest of the parts,do i need to add oil to the compressor,or do i just pull a vacuum and add freon?I saw some of the answers but was a little confused whether i needed to add oil to the compressor. Thank you so much,and Have a Blessed Day.
              Asked on 5/22/2014 by Christian from Louisiana

              1 answer

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                A:

                I'm happy to help, Christian! When converting to R134a, you will usually find that ester oil is preferred if there is a possibility of any remaining R12 in the system. If you are replacing the entire cooling system on your vehicle, you may be able to utilize PAG oil. To use PAG150 you would also need to replace your condenser and evaporator. After assembling your HVAC system you will want to ensure that all moisture has been evacuated from the system. This requires your HVAC system to be vacuum pumped. If you need repair help, try our 'Need expert help?' link further down this page.

                Answered on 5/26/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
            • Q:

              hi,purchased pt# dw57237 comp.and t38623 orifice.Could you tell me if the orifice is designed for 134a and what oil does the compressor take(ester/benzene)And if the compressor comes with oil in it.thanks.
              Asked on 3/24/2014 by rodger from United States

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                A:

                Hi Rodger, glad to assist you! Yes, the ToughOne Orifice Tube - part# T38623 is designed for 134a refrigerant and 2 oz. of PAG oil are added to the compressor and the compressor is mounted on an electric motor in order to test for high and low pressures.

                Answered on 3/25/2014 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              What are the warranty terms on this compressor?
              Asked on 1/17/2013 by Sluh from Atlanta, GA

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                A:

                This Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured - (Part No. DW57237) has limited lifetime replacement as warranty. This warranty is valid for 90 days from the date of purchase or any longer warranty period that may be printed on your original sales receipt. In addition, you must be the original purchaser of the part and still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Every replacement requires the receiver dryer or accumulator to be replaced. When applicable the orifice tube will need to be replaced or the expansion valve will require inspection and cleaning if necessary, but are not required to be replaced for the warranty to be valid. Failure to flush the system voids the warranty for any labor reimbursement. Replacement parts are warranted for 90 days from the date of exchange or the remainder of the warranty period, whichever is longer. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                Answered on 1/17/2013 by Aaron from AAP
            • Q:

              if i have to replace the compressor do i have to replace anything else at the same time? and does this come with seals and what not?
              Asked on 1/4/2013 by dillon from tampa

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                A:

                With reference to this Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured - part# DW57237 for replacing the compressor, always wear eye protection. Identify and remove freon in accordance with any state and federal regulations before working on the vehicle. Remove the failed compressor from the vehicle. Transfer any switches, sensors, brackets, or manifolds from the original compressor to the replacement unit. On many GM models the high pressure cut out switch (red) is located on the back and must be transferred over. Thoroughly flush each component not being replaced with an approved AC flush solvent. Once each component has been flushed of all contamination it is necessary to air dry these components using compressed and/or filtered shop air to insure no flushing solvent remains. Replace the accumulator or dryer and all expansion devices. This would include the orifice tube and screen that most vehicles use today. After installing the replacement compressor on the vehicle ensure proper mounting and belt alignment. It is recommended to install an in-line filter in the suction line near the compressor inlet. This will prevent possible debris from entering and destroying the replacement unit. Apply a vacuum to the car ac system. Recharge your air conditioning system using the recommended Freon only. Use a scale, metering device or buy different sized cans to ensure the proper amount of refrigerant is installed, specified by the vehicle manufacturer. Improper refrigerant charges are another major cause of premature failure of car ac compressors and poor system performance. When you're finished with your repairs conduct a complete system performance test. Each component in the system must be evaluated. This Driveworks Air Conditioning Compressor with Clutch - Remanufactured includes gaskets and O - rings. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                Answered on 1/5/2013 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              After correct installation, this compressor, a new dryer and orifice,vacuum at 29hg for 40 min. No vacuum loss afterwards. I hand turned the compressor 15 times. System was already converted to r134 and working before the coil plugin on my old compressor broke off. Put in 2 cans of oil and 134 charge from a recharge kit. This is about 4 ounces of oil plus the stuff in the compressor already. I started the truck and bumped the compressor a few times then turned it on. The compressor started rattling. I shut it off and started to add the last can of oil 134 mix and turned it back on. The compressor rattles very bad. Gage pressure is 60 on low side. Air blows cold. Compressor sounds like its comming apart. I shut it down... The kit is 3 cans with 12 oz 134 and 2 ounce oil per can.. So a bad compressor? This is not the first Ac I have put together, but it is the first to do this.
              Asked on 8/14/2010 by mad one from 37043, tn

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes it could be a bad compressor.

                Answered on 8/17/2010 by Kevin from AAP
            • Q:

              can i simply unbolt my old compressor, install the new one, hook-up the hoses and then recharge the system?
              Asked on 6/5/2010 by Anonymous

              2 answers

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                A:

                No. Once you take off the lines air gets into the system. you will need to take it to a shop so they can evacuate the system so the air can be removed.

                Answered on 6/7/2010 by Kevin from AAP
              • A:

                Yes u can but make sure you install the new seals that come with the compressor and charge with oil and the proper amount of freon

                Answered on 8/24/2010 by Chevy man from Saint Albans West Virginia
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