Honking Type Noise When AC is Turned On on Chrysler Sebring

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Sedan and Convertible
If you hear a honk or "fog horn" sound within a few seconds of turning on the air conditioning, that can be fixed by replacing the AC expansion valve. Occasionally vibration from the honking can be felt in the steering wheel and car seats.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 87,079 (77,239–94,000)
2 model years affected: 2001, 2002
6 people reported this problem
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I have a 2002 Dodge Durango with the 4.7L. I have exactly what is described here. I replaced the expansion valve and now it works great.
Here's a video with audible symptoms:
Honking, fog horn noise when running AC plus no Cold Air. Replaced expansion valve along with dryer and fixed both the noise and now I have cold air.