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10-18-2010 12:39 PM #1
I can hear noisy sound from under the hood whenever the A/C compressor starts. I think it's coming from the thing that looks like shock-absorber (a/c belt tensioner?); anything else I should check? The compressor assy itself was recently replaced (July 2010). Thanks for your comments.
10-18-2010 12:44 PM #2
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Probably is. Remove the belt and spin the >>
tensioner pulley, and listen.
Bearing can be repacked, if not damaged. Carefully prise out the seals, wash them thoroughly in solvent, dry, and repack sparingly with hi-temp wheel bearing grease. Replace seals.
Should do the other pulley, too.
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10-19-2010 12:53 PM #3
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