When the ac is running I don’t like the noise

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Is that noise from under the hood or inside? I assume under the hood. Does sound like compressor problems or just the clutch. I also assume it only does the noise when clutch is engaged.
 
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Is that noise from under the hood or inside? I assume under the hood. Does sound like compressor problems or just the clutch. I also assume it only does the noise when clutch is engaged.
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Only when ac running. Ac clutch?

Seems like it gets a little better when warmed up… maybe…
 

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On the front of compressor is the clutch. When a/c is off, the belt spins the pulley when engine is running. When you turn a/c on, the clutch in front of pulley is magnetically sucked against the spinning pulley and the compressor is splined to clutch and the clutch turns compressor.
 
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All bad new guys.........
c'mon........
any special tools for this job? might be something I just find a local ac guy to deal with.
Rough cost?
 

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All bad new guys.........
c'mon........
any special tools for this job? might be something I just find a local ac guy to deal with.
Rough cost?
I am gonna make a recommendation. Since you did not know what the a/c clutch is, we all started learning somewhere, I recommend either a qualified friend help you or a qualified shop do the work.
 

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