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Dodge dakota 2001 ac clutch hangs up metal shavings loud squeal

Belt not turning compressor

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SOURCE: squealing NOISE possibly from fan belt

Belts stretch from new. Try to tighten them again. Hopefully the are not glazed or this may stay with you.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Clutch makes a squealing noise

Hello;
The throw out bearing is going oout. The reason you hear the squeal when you push in the clutch is that is when the throw out bearing spins up. Rest of the time it does not spin.It is irratating, You should replace the entire clutch assembly when you replace the throw out bearing. Hope this helps, rate me high.
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Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: air blowing warm in 2001 dodge dakota

get the a/c condensor recharged with a freon substitute, i use "red-tek 12a refrigerant", it is much safer than freon and is ozone friendly.

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You didn't mention the alternator, power steering pump, or water pump. In fact, any pulley other than the crankshaft one can have a bad bearing or dry seal. Remove the belt and spin each pulley while listening for any rough noise or squeal. If it was the crankshaft, it might be time to check the oil. Start the engine with the belt off to see if it does squeal. Make sure the noise isn't coming from the radiator fan(s).

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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SOURCE: remove clutch fan dodge dakpta 4.7

This one does require a tool to loosen the fan clutch from the water pump shaft. Part of the tool holds the pulley and the other part is spanner wrench used to loosen the clutch. An important note on these fan clutches: Once you have the fan clutch off DO NOT let it lay with the rear side of the fan pointing downward as the silicone fluid that provides the "clutch" action can drain into the bearing and cause the clutch not to work. Once you have the clutch off just lean the fan and clutch against something so it is standing upright just as it is when it's bolted to the water pump until you are ready to put it back on. Hope this helps you out a bit!

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

Testimonial: "I tried the Advance too loaner. Spanner had no bolts to hold. I used a carpenters cat's paw to hold the edge of the pully and broke the bolt with a 12" crescent. Cleaned teh pulley up with a file so the small screatsh would not eat the serpantine belt. I did not knpw about th esilicone , thanks."

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