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Air Conditioner Problems

I have a rattling sound on belt tension when I accellerate.I've replaced the belt tension and it still does it from time to time. What could possibly be the problem?

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Your bearings in the compressor could be going bad.Try accellerating with your air conditioner on off. If the rattling sound does not occur, replace your compressor.

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