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2003 Hyundai Sonata Question: can the ac compressor bearing be replaced instead of buying a compressor

 

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tessb, Santa Ana, CA, September 15, 2012, 08:39
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mines sqeals when i turn on the ac

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    pushrod September 15, 2012, 09:41
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    THE NOISE YOU HEAR IS MOST LIKELY THE DRIVE BELT. THIS BEARING IS TURNING
    ANY TIME THE ENGINE IS RUNNING, NOT JUST WHEN AC IS ON. LET A MECHANIC
    CHECK IT FOR YOU.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13230 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper September 15, 2012, 16:05
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    ck belt tension 1st or tensioner pulley

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    tessb, September 17, 2012, 22:15
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    i replaced the belt and the tensioner the noise is still there when start up then it will stop when i turn on the ac it starts up again then stops when i come to a stop then pull off it starts again i think its the compressor bearing i could be wrong

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    ziptie12, September 20, 2012, 20:24
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    Autozone shows a clutch bearing available. No price listed .Be SURE that's the cause of the noise.

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