My 96 ES300 runs perfect and everything works great except for this noise coming from the hood when A/C is on and the car is accelerated, meaning noise occurs only when I step on the gas pedal. This noise sounds very much like engine revving sound. The thing is A/C works fine. What could be wrong, and what kind of repair cost should I expect?
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1996 Lexus ES300 Question: Motor noise when A/C is on
Answer #1Larry Brown from Davis Repair, June 03, 2011, 09:36Enthusiast
Could be the engine fan. When the a/c is on the fan is engaged.
Replymusa0907, June 03, 2011, 10:03Enthusiast
What kind of cost am I looking at if I need to replace the engine fan?
ReplyLarry Brown, June 03, 2011, 12:38Enthusiast
This car has an electric fan so I may be wrong about the noise. We would have to listen to the car to be sure.
Replymusa0907, June 06, 2011, 12:24Enthusiast
In case I need to replace the A/C compressor, and I bring the part that I buy on internet, what would you charge for replacing (labor only) the A/C compressor and clutch?
ReplyLarry Brown, June 06, 2011, 15:46Enthusiast
$413 plus evacuate and recharge $179
Replymusa0907, June 06, 2011, 15:57Enthusiast
Thanks. wow.. that's lot more expensive labor than the repairpal estimate..
ReplyLarry Brown, June 06, 2011, 16:46Enthusiast
If you want to get your own parts we increase the labor to recover the profit we make on the parts.
Replymusa0907, June 06, 2011, 16:55Enthusiast
I have to say, you seem very honest. Thanks.