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BMC (Bluebird Motor Coach Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your BMC coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it.....List your BMC Parts here too.

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Old 08-10-2015
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It was just freewheeling. I didn't have power to the compressor.
You will have to energize the compressor clutch to determine wether or not it (compressor) is frozen. Freewheeling pulley tells you nothing about compressor.

I am only telling you this as I have encountered both situations. Dash air worked fine for several years - then the clutch went bad (pretty much disintegrated) - I replaced clutch - good for about 2 years - then compressor froze up. Compressor currently removed from coach. I am not sure if I will replace it or not. I run the genny and the front a/c - and use the blowers from the dash air to circulate air at pilot & co-pilot positions. Has been working just fine and front of coach is remains cooler than with just the dash air alone. (which is why I am in no big hurry to revive the dash air). Don't know how much it does or doesn't effect fuel mileage.
Look at it this way - you are going to burn horse pressure (horsepower) with dash air or burn fuel to run the genny - - - Same negative effect on wallet
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I agree with kc - could we both are on the same meds
I keep my dash-air working sometimes I use it to clear up windshield,, but often we run genny and rood a/c- nice to have both
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Today in Louisiana and Arkansas it was definitely nice to have all airs working .
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Our 10mpg last trip was with the dash air on and the generator off .
Power seems to be the same air on or off.
If you are getting 10 mpg on your BMC the whole trip must have been downhill.
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