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After I drive around in my mini van i hear a loud rattling noise. It seems that it is coming from the a/c each time it comes on. Once i turn the a/c off the noise stops. Any thoughts?

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HI, this sounds like you have a normal Chrysler A/C compressor starting to fail. The electric clutch on the front of the compressors fall apart and cause this rattling noise.
YOu can get a good idea if this is the problem by standing on the passenger side and watching the A/C compressor and belt as someone turns the A/C on and off. Good luck

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