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Noise from ac unit on 2003 Ford Taurus. Looks like the clutch is free spinning and it makes an awful loud noise when you first start it up. After a minute or two it stops. While the noise is going off you can feel vibration in the line from the condensor to the compressor. When I added some ac oil it seemed to help. Noise is still there though. Does it need more oil? Or is the clutch going out?

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I would suspect the clutch is going, you can purchase all the parts needed seperatly from the pump so it will be a little cheaper.

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