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When the heater/air conditioner is turned on, one of the fan belt wheels begins to click and shift

Recently, when I turn on the heat or use the inside air, that engine begins making a clicking sound which rotates one of the fan pulleys

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I bet good money that it is a fan belt. But I advise you have it repaired immediately before it causes damage.

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