My compressor started to make this noise and I am not sure if it is
the compressor or clutch. Pressure is nominal on high and low side.
I brought it to a repair shop and they immediately said that I will
need a new compressor - which means I need to flush, replace orifice,
It blows cold air, I just refuse to use it because I picture metal
shavings running through my system :(
It never starts making the noise immediately: it takes a few seconds.
I turn off the A/C and the noise goes away when the compressor
disengages. When I turn it back on the same noise will occur after a
Take a look at the video and let me know what you think.