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Re: AC compress - 'over reved'?
Mine is doing the same. -A co worker said it is the AC cycling -
the noise is what makes it a problem. I suspect that my AC clutch is bad.
I am gonna go to a boneyard this week & try it.
Unless someone thinks it is something else.
I will let you know what I found.
> On Fri, 25 Aug 1995 email@example.com wrote:
> > I was reading some of the traffic about the AC compressor, and how it
> > shuts off ~3500 rpm or so, with some sort of time delay. Then, as I was
> > driving home, I realized that I commonly spun it up to 4k + rpm, and many
> > times 5k-6k rpms when I downshifted. I could hear my compresser whine as I
> > did this - is this a Bad Thing? I would imagine it would be, but I wasn't
> > sure. It Will kick off if I start below 3000 rpm then WOT to whatever, but
> > not when I am in neutral pushing the revs up to then next lowest gear.
> I thought of the same thing. I am constantly between 4k and 4.5K (I would
> appreciate it if nobody did the math to convert to mph! :)
> I heard the same thing, that they dont last if pushed past 3500, but I
> never heard of them shutting down. Mine has been hanging in there for
> quite some time now, so I dont beleive any of it. My old 4000Q which was
> geared lower whined faster and that one lasted 300K.
> What does that tell you?
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