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2001 Prizm makes noise when air condionter is runingusually at slow speed

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  • jon2dot Jul 31, 2009

    it sounds like a vibration

  • Bruce Hathcock May 11, 2010

    What kind of noise? Like paper in a fan? If so it may be leaves in the motor if it's like the sound of a card on a bicycle wheel something has dropped down into the fan housing and is making noise if it's a grinding sound it could be a bad bearings, so need more clarification on the noise sound. Is it metallic plasti or paper grinding squealing so the better the description the better I can tell you what it is.



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I had a similar problem with mine.

If it is a rumbling/rattling/knocking noise when you accelerate with the A/C on, it could be a collapsed bushing on the belt tensioner piston. If it is, replace the belt tensioner and it should stop.

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