Mechanics

A/C, WATER PUMP, ALTERNATOR

2000 Infiniti I30

Noises problem
2000 Infiniti I30 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 135k miles

noises from surpentine belt can't isolate sounds like bearings rattling however no play in any of the pulleys noises stops when a/c turned on, am I damaging compressor if not fixed? Is it the compressor?
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Klalbert
January 19, 2009.




If the noise stops when you turn on the AC, the idler bearing on the AC clutch is probably the culprit. You should be able to tell by removing the belt from the compressor and spinning the pulley by hand. If it makes any noise at all, you've found your problem.

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James W.
Jan 19, 2009.


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