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My belt siezed and broke off earlier there was a grinding rattle in engine for past few days and my ac hasnt worked for more than a month

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Grinding noise was probably a bearing in ac compressor, when it froze up completely it stopped turning causing extreme wear on the belt ..so it broke... check ac compressor out , could be bearing only ..could be whole compressor ..have it fixed...when compressor is removed the hoses have to be disconnected of course so if it still has refrigerant in it, that will need to be recovered at a shop..the ac system will have to be vacuum pumped down and recharged anyway.

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