Noise or Vibration When AC Compressor is On on Kia Rio5

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.

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Average mileage: 55,000 (55,000–55,000)
5 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010
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2008 Kia Rio5 55,000 mi,
Intermittent electrical issue cuts the AC on and off when car hits a bump or accelerates forward.