Noise or Vibration When AC Compressor is On on Kia Amanti

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 124,763 (71,000–167,800)
6 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2009
25 people reported this problem
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Dont get me wrong but the does get cold ..the proablem is noisey and seems to me like my car drinks 10 times faster the gas with it
the a/c has been making noise for years now . . . junky car!
Diagnosed by the KIA dealer. AC still pumping out plenty of cold air.
Vibration and noise when compressor is engaged upon start up in the morning
Ac clutch noise and vibration. It has gone out completely. Car has been maintained well. This stinks
water pump and housing fell off completely. Now air conditioner is on the fritz and so is the power steering.
Are these common issues for this amanti
A/C on and Sound like was the Cluch
noisy ac clutch
I was told my a/c compressor is bad $900 to fix!