To prevent against summer heat during vacation trips it is good to keep Air Condition in a good shape. Sometimes filling the cooling fluid is not enough. It is recommended to check if other elements need to be fixed, i.e. rubber elements of AC compressor clutch plate. These elements are vulnerable to damage and very often user is not aware about the problem. These elements are not available at other manufacturers. If the problem occurs service usually change the whole element, what can be significantly more expensive. There is also possible to introduce these elements to other compressors if needed. Below is a manual showing how easily the replacement of rubber elements in AC Compressor in Ford Mondeo can be done.
Replacement of metal-rubber-metal bushing with metal-polyurethane or metal-rubber non-glued (Manual #17)
Some bushing can be available in construction composed of 2 elements. This solution is more popular for polyurethane bushings, but