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Old 11-10-2013, 04:57 AM
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So here it is, for the last couple years my ride has had a satanic squeal whenever I would have the heat on in reverse or when I would turn or brake. So with someone inside turning the heat on and off, I noticed it would only squeal when the a/c compressor turned on. I've now completely replaced the a/c compressor, and it still does it, not as bad, but the thing is brand new! I don't understand this. Still only does it with the heat on, usually the defrost.
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Did you happen to change the belt...Good Year Gatorback?

I'm guessing it's more of a mechanical squeal like a bicycle petal that has been neglected for far too long (is that an accurate description?), but I thought I'd mention the belt.

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I'd also check the alignment on the belt to the pulley. If the pulley is being angled-off center to the clutch it may cause some unwanted contact causing a squeal.
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Belt is in perfect shape, the belt is also aligned correctly from pulley to pulley.
And it for sure only squeals with the defrost on.
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You replaced the compressor... Did you reuse the old pulley and clutch?
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You replaced the compressor... Did you reuse the old pulley and clutch?
No I didn't. Brand new compressor, pulley and clutch. Oiled and everything.
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So...was I correct in assuming that it sounds like a mechanical squeal?

Squeak squeak squeak like an old bicycle pedal????????
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So...was I correct in assuming that it sounds like a mechanical squeal?

Squeak squeak squeak like an old bicycle pedal????????
Yeah kind of, but it's a really fast squeak squeak squeak. It doesn't do it to much at all, at least not like it used to with the old compressor.
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