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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Kia Amanti Failure of AC Compressor Clutch
Kia Amanti Problem
Average Mileage: 100,400 mi (71,000 mi - 140,000 mi)
Visitor, 2004 Kia Amanti, 75,000 mi
the a/c has been making noise for years now . . . junky car!
Visitor, 2005 Kia Amanti, 96,000 mi
Diagnosed by the KIA dealer. AC still pumping out plenty of cold air.
Visitor, 2005 Kia Amanti, 120,000 mi
noisy ac clutch
I was told my a/c compressor is bad $900 to fix!