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2007 Kia Sportage Question: noisy AC compressor

 

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speedracer67, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Victoria, TX, October 19, 2009, 10:34
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AC compressor rattles when it runs. Will still cold down to 40 degrees but seems to take longer to do it when really hot outside

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, October 19, 2009, 14:25
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    Noises from the drive belt area can be difficult to locate without seeing and hearing the noise. It may be the compressor or the compressor clutch, or one of the drive belt idlers, but it will have to be inspected to know for sure. Let me know what you find!

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