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What does a faulty compressor bearing cause?
1997 TOYOTA RAV4
My auto electrician tells me the somewhat humming noise from the compressor is due to a faulty bearing and can make the a/c malfunction.
have the same problem?
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 AT 12:33 PM
He is correct. You most likely need to replace the ac compressor, dryer and flush the system.
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 AT 7:00 PM
Yep but 'am told I can change only the bearing in the compressor, then probably check the (what the mechanic calls it)evaporator. Is it cheaper and safer to just change the compressor?
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 2:46 AM
It is cheaper but not safer as the rest of the compressor is still old and may be an issue as well.
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 2:52 AM
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