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I have a 1998 GMC Sierra. v-6 vortex. I get a real loud noise which seems to come from the a/c come from the compressor. It doesn't change when the a/c is on or off. The sound sounds like bearings on a boat trailer going out. This is an old work truck and I don't want to sink alot of money into it. What will happen if I just let it go on making the noise?

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A good possibilty is the compressor will lock up and either burn the serpentine belt off or a no start condition because it will not allow the engine to rotae.There is a less expensive alternative many of these trucks have an ac bypass kit available from auto zone or advanced that replaces the compressor with a bracket and a pulley in place of the compressor.

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    Jonathan S Sep 14, 2010 This is a link to the one autozone carries



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