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Old 06-14-2021, 03:22 PM   #1
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Can anybody tell me whatís going on with this and how to fix it? 2007 Chevy Shorty

We started driving and this started happening. Can anyone help me with what it is and how easy/hard it is to fix? https://imgur.com/a/IlTMnXk

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Old 06-14-2021, 05:49 PM   #2
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Can't really see what the pulley is on, but it needs to be replaced. Can't tell if it's a compressor or what. What bus and engine is it? It would help if you put that info in your profile.
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Old 06-14-2021, 09:47 PM   #3
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I agree. Looks like your pulley(s) are worn. Think of how a tire would wobble if the lug nuts were loose. The out of balance is likely causing a resonance that is tearing the belt off/apart. No bueno.
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Old 06-14-2021, 10:12 PM   #4
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Can't really see what the pulley is on, but it needs to be replaced. Can't tell if it's a compressor or what. What bus and engine is it? It would help if you put that info in your profile.

Thank you. Yes itís the A/C compressor. And yes it all needs to be replaced.
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Old 06-14-2021, 10:12 PM   #5
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I agree. Looks like your pulley(s) are worn. Think of how a tire would wobble if the lug nuts were loose. The out of balance is likely causing a resonance that is tearing the belt off/apart. No bueno.

Thank you. Yes it was the a/c from what a few people told us. That makes sense because it wasnít working.
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Old 06-14-2021, 11:16 PM   #6
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I had this happen on an Astro van once. A/C clutch failure. The compressor may not have been bad ... but the clutch broke the input shaft when it failed. The A/C clutch can be replaced independent of the A/C compressor.
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Old 06-15-2021, 10:00 AM   #7
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I had this happen on an Astro van once. A/C clutch failure. The compressor may not have been bad ... but the clutch broke the input shaft when it failed. The A/C clutch can be replaced independent of the A/C compressor.

Thank you. Thatís good to know. Iím excited to learn to work on cars now.
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Old 06-15-2021, 11:21 AM   #8
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AC Clutch is toast. Don't keep running it or it will take the compressor out too. You can replace the clutch and bearing/pulley pretty easily.. there is one tiny bolt and a clip that holds them in place... or you can replace the compressor.
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Old 06-16-2021, 08:14 AM   #9
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AC Clutch is toast. Don't keep running it or it will take the compressor out too. You can replace the clutch and bearing/pulley pretty easily.. there is one tiny bolt and a clip that holds them in place... or you can replace the compressor.

Thank you. I will look that up and see how to fix it.
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Old 06-20-2021, 02:11 PM   #10
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AC Clutch is toast. Don't keep running it or it will take the compressor out too. You can replace the clutch and bearing/pulley pretty easily.. there is one tiny bolt and a clip that holds them in place... or you can replace the compressor.

Do you know where I can find a video on replacing this?
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