It is very common for the clutch to fail on compressors with part numbers : 5N0820803, 5N0820803A, 5N0820803E, 5K0820803A.
The centre bolts loosens and shears the central gears on the clutch plate.
Suitable for vehicles:
Some models affected: seat: leon, altea. skoda: octavia, fabia. volkswagen vw: golf mk 5 mk 6, eos, beetle, caddy, jetta, toureg, passat, touran, tiguan, bora, polo, scirocco. audi: a1, a3.
I6 automotive has manufactured a cost effective solution. A replacement shear plate to restore your AC output. This can be done in situ without degassing or removing the compressor.