Kia Sorento Problem Report
Kia Sorento Noise or Vibration When AC Compressor is On
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.
a/c quit working clutch will not engage. - Visitor
There is a high pitched noise when I try to use the defroster or air conditioner. :( - Visitor
makes a rattling noise and has recently stopped blowing cold air. - Visitor
AC started blowing warm air on Thursday. I took it to our Mechanic on Saturday and was told the AC compressor clutch was not working. It will several hundred dollars to fix! - Visitor
A/C stopped producing cold air. The clutch is not turning. - Visitor
My A/C Clutch just went out come on 45000 mile are you kidding me! But I did found a Clutch kit on the web for $95 and I can do it my self so that's a plus - Visitor
2005 kia sorento squeals when you turn on air - Visitor
A/c quit blowing cold air. Tried to over heat. Put two different gauges on and maxed them out.... - Visitor
AC compressor quit working. - Visitor
There is a high-pitched squealing noise when the AC or defrost is engaged. The problem has not yet been resolved. - jentalmadge
engine knocking when a/c on and engine idling. Dealership replaced compressor hub. - Visitor
A/C Compressor went out! Had to replace! - Visitor
Turned on AC heard a terrible noise also when started there is w whining noise. Took to dealership was in formed a barring needs replace nothing said about AC. Waiting on part to come in for the whining mechanics are hoping that will fix the AC. - Maryhenry867
Ac stopped blowing cold. Had Kia diagnose. Said leak around clutch assembly in compressor. Recommended replacement. Didn't charge me for the diagnostic after they said they would n have quote for 805 dollars to replace. Part was $490. - Visitor
Stopped blowing cold air and started making high pitched screeching/grinding noise. Not yet repaired. - Visitor
Just went out like the rest of these people - Visitor
A/C compressor lock up, destroying belt. $1,200 estimated repair. - Visitor
I have an extended warranty and have now had my ac compressor replaced twice, it is now making those same odd noises again when my defrost is on. I am fed up with having to deal with this. - Visitor
bought the car used and was told it just needed freon but turned out it needed AC clutch, had to buy new one - Visitor
When A/C is on and car slowing down for stop light the A/C seems to drain the power from the car almost like it's going to stall out and vibrates abnormally - Visitor
I have recharged the AC with 134a. It still is blowing warm air. What else should I do?
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