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Jaguar x type

Nov 29, 2017 9:59AM PST

Hi all i have a 05 plat 2.0 d jaguar xtype , and i am looking for a smaller belt so i can bypass A/C Compressor , but i cant find the right size ?? the original is 6pk1640 thanks

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I don't see why we would do this. Here's why.
Nov 29, 2017 10:17AM PST

There's a clutch at the front end so when the AC is off there is little power loss as this behaves much like an idler pulley.

But I doubt anyone has the belt specs so you will likely have to go at this the old fashioned way. It uses the usual cloth tape measure. I see this site describe the process.

OK, so now you have the outside length and just need to find the belt type or code and see if you can find it.
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Nov 29, 2017 1:25PM PST

why i am doing it is , im skint and i live in Scotland so need for ac mate plus iv tried two 2nd hand units and both have seized up and snapped belts so away with ac . thanks for replying cheers john

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Nov 30, 2017 8:27AM PST

Hi, Plaxton; There are some manufacturers that make a kit to bypass the A/C. We've installed several, mainly on Chrysler Products. Otherwise, you would have to remove the compressor and find a belt by trial and error if a kit is not available. But.....when routing the replacement belt, make sure all the pulleys are turning the correct way, which you will have to determine prior.
Good luck.

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