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A/C makes very loud humming sound

I had used a self charger to charge my a/c and the guage showed that it was good. Now, when I turn my A/C on after a few minutes it'll make a very loud humming sound. Is the compressor going bad?

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Mark

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  • markylew_200 Jun 16, 2009

    I used one of the self charging cans from Checker Auto part. It's supposed to have the oil in it.

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When you charged it did you add the ester oil per manufacturer's requirements or did you just add the gas? That sound is probably metal grinding on metal inside your compressor.

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