A/C Bypass Pulley Dorman 34236 - 1AEPM00061

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This Bypass Pulley bolts on to your engine in the same location as your malfunctioning Air Conditioning Compressor, allowing you to use your original serpentine belt. A malfunctioning compressor can be noisy and cause premature damage to your serpentine belt. This is a cost effective alternative to costly repairs to your Air Conditioning system.


  • Includes:
    • Bracket
    • High-quality bearing
    • Pulley
    • New mounting bolts
  • Fits perfectly in the place of an A/C compressor.
  • Replaces dealer part number: 1135437
  • Allows you to use your original belt
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Correct only for models with factory installed air conditioning
    • May not fit vehicles with dealer or aftermarket installed air conditioning
  • Fits models with L4 2.4L Engine only

Item Condition: New

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Remove the serpentine belt (1:00)
    • Locate your serpentine routing diagram or draw one out.
    • Use a 15 mm wrench to release the tension from the belt tensioner pulley to remove the belt
    • Inspect the serpentine belt looking for flaws and cracks on the smooth side.
  2. step : Remove the AC compressor (3:10)
    • Check the pressure in the AC system.
    • Take the vehicle to a certified dealer to have the pressure released from the AC lines.
    • Disconnect the wiring harness from the compressor.
    • Use a 15 mm wrench to disconnect the lines on the back of the AC compressor
    • Unbolt the three bolts mounting the compressor using an extension, flex joint, socket and ratchet.
  3. step : install the bypass pulley (4:40)
    • Bolt in the pulley using your socket, extension, flex joint and ratchet.
    • Anchor down the lines to the bypass pulley.
  4. step : Reinstall the serpentine belt (5:18)
    • Use your routing diagram to install the serpentine belt.
    • Release the tension from the belt tensioner pulley with a wrench to get the belt over the last pulley.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet
  • Swivel

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
1996-1997Buick Skylark Buick Skylark A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
1996-2002Chevy Cavalier Chevy Cavalier A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
1997-1999Chevy Malibu Chevy Malibu A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
1996-1998Oldsmobile Achieva Olds Achieva A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
1999-2001Oldsmobile Alero Olds Alero A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
1996-2001Pontiac Grand Am Pontiac Grand Am A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
1996-2002Pontiac Sunfire Pontiac Sunfire A/C Bypass Pulley L4 2.4L Dorman 34236
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