Q: Will pulling my ac fuse allow my seized up compressor spin freely?

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My ac compressor froze up It is connected to my serpentine belt it is causing the belt to chirp loudly and overheat the belt (it was smoking) I need the car to run a few more days to get to work and back until I can take it to a shop. Is there anything I can do to bypass this system or disable it to spin freely?

My car has 130 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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