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Re: AC help.

Nathan Belo wrote:
> Thank you for your post!

You're welcome, glad it was usefull.
> I have an '88 90Q with a roaring A/C Clutch too.
> After reading your post, it looks like you only changed the bearing?


> Do you have to get rid of the freon to work on the compressor?  How long did
> it take?

No, you don't have to open up the freon lines, that's the beauty of it. Run the car up the 
ramps and do it on the spot. You don't need to remove anything but the A/C belt. The A/C 
clutch bearing replacement is so easy and inexpensive, it should be illegal on Audis.

> I've had the compressor disconnected for some time because it is
> embarassing driving around like you have a dinosaur shrieking under your
> hood.

I hope you just removed the belt for the time being, like I did, and not the whole 

Igor Kessel
'89 200TQ - 18psi (TAP)
'97 A4TQ - on order
Philadelphia, PA