Noisy A/C Compressor
pjrose at frontiernet.net
Mon Jan 19 21:19:52 EST 2004
At 5:33 PM -0700 1/19/04, andy wrote:
>I have alot of noise coming from the front of the radiator,
>especially in cold weather at start up. I assume it is the A/C
>Compressor or clutch. Does this sound right?
How cold is "cold weather"; since when it's below about 45 F, I
believe the A/C compressor is forced to be inoperative, in which case
I'd be a little skeptical of there being an audible compressor (or
clutch?) problem. If it is still warm enough to operate the A/C (do
you have the climate control turned to "auto"?), you should check
drive-belt tension, to rule out slippage (is it squealing)? This can
tend to be heard during startup.
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