Thanks Charles. Your write up there was pretty helpful. I don't see anyone anywhere discussing changing the filter or using the flush method. Guess I'll just do a drain and fill and maybe a subsequent one soon after depending on how burnt the tranny fluid looks.
I've purchased a used 2011 CX-9 a few months ago with just over 100k. I couldn't find any record of the transmission being serviced and park-to-drive isn't as smooth as I think it should be.
I'd like to go ahead and service the tranny as I typically do for all my other cars. That...
I checked continuity from the clutch actuator connector back to the relay and the connection is good.
With the car running and AC on I just jumpered 12V to the relay socket (AC clutch side) and bingo! cold AC.
However, when bypassing the relay, shorting the NC and COM connections on the...
The compressor clutch in my MS6 went bad. The bearing was shot and something caused the actuator coil to basically melt.
I finally got the new clutch kit installed (new actuator, clutch, pulley wheel, and bearing).
Now that I've replaced everything I would expect the compressor to click right on...