A/C COMPRESSOR CLUTCH KNOCKING LOUD BUT STILL COOLING. CAN I KEEP ON DRIVING IT.

1991 Oldsmobile Ciera

Tiny

wymore

July, 12, 2012 AT 9:38 PM

When you start vehicle the compressor clutch knocks but when you give it gas the noise quiets down until you come to a stop then you can hear it knocking again. What will it do if I keep driving it and using the a/c since it still works and gets cold. What damage could I cause and could it break my belt if it freezes up?

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Tiny

ASEMaster6371

July, 12, 2012 AT 9:42 PM

It will seize up, fail, lock up, break the belt and leave you stranded on the road. On top of that, it will cause more damage to the ac system.

Roy

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