Q: My ac compressor belt doesn't grip it seized up on and off then it went up in smoken caught fire now is it the compressed itself

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Also could it have to do with the air flow senson that I just custom fit to it cuz it s year newer then mine and s spark plug went and got all burnt nd broken when I was doing the lines one of them actually broke st the bootsnd I Micky moused that for now the var seems to be dyen lil by lil
My car has an automatic transmission.

There are more problems here than just a seized pulley and a broken belt. You mention broke or burned plug wires and problems with spark plugs. I would recommend having a mechanic come and first check out why the belt broke and identify the seized pulley or if compressor pulley bearing went bad and destroyed the compressor. Have a complete inspection and quoted repairs by a qualified mechanic.

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