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Old 09-09-2002, 11:18 AM
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Replaced AC Compressor, Clutch sounds like Wind Up Toy

I can hear the whirring and grinding of the AC Clutch as the engine accelererates and deaccelerates. Its so loud I could hear it on Brooklyn-Queens expressway above the clatter of my Diesel and highway traffic. It sounds like a wind-up toy motor as the clutch whines away.
Does this mean it will fail? I replaced the compressor with a rebuilt one and noticed the sound immediately.
What should I do? Leave it or Fix it?
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Old 09-09-2002, 07:50 PM
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It sounds like it will fail soon. This is the sound we get when I see them low on oil.
Donnie Drummonds
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Old 09-10-2002, 01:02 AM
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the air gap on clutch plate is too fix the clutch plate must be pulled off the shaft and do the job a small removal tool sold by Everco must be used
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