Rattling Noise From AC Belt Tensioner on Chevrolet Tahoe

A rattling noise may develop from the AC belt tensioner. This can be caused by an internal fault with the AC compressor, AC performance may also be diminished when this occurs. Our technicians tell us that replacing the AC compressor will commonly correct this concern.


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Average mileage: 142,000 (111,000–165,000)
3 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2007
5 people reported this problem
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe165,000
Can't stop working try to recharge and av compressor started to make noise and broke
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