A/C Clutch???

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Tue Jul 19 15:40:44 EDT 2005

A "short chirp" is usually belt squeel, occurring first at clutch
engagement, max belt tension.  Tighten your belt a little, DFI if IAB!


> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net>
> Yeah, I should have included that the belt tension seems ok in the orignial
> post.  
> At 06:39 AM 7/19/2005 -0700, Bernie Benz wrote:
>> Have you checked your belt tension?  DF what AB!
>> Bernie
>>> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net>
>>> Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 09:32:11 -0400
>>> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
>>> Cc: quattro at audifans.com
>>> Subject: A/C Clutch???
>>> I'm hearing an occasional brief sort-of metalic squeal noise  while the A/C
>>> is operating on my 200q20v.  Used to be just a click when the clutch
>>> engaged, and I still hear that most of the time, but there's this
>>> occasional short chirp.  Is that my A/C clutch complaining about more than
>>> 200K miles of use and 14 years of age?  Should I be planning to buy one to
>>> have on hand for when it fails completely?  Is there any reason to replace
>>> it before it goes out completely?
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