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Old 10-27-2009, 03:20 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by DiscoStu View Post
I had this same problem, a rattling noise only when the A/C compressor was on. I lived with it for a little bit but it started to trigger my SES light. I eventually ended up replacing it. The noise is being caused by a bad pulley on the A/C compressor. Unfortunately, the only fix is to replace the entire compressor.
I have the same prob in 99 328i, it's caused by bad Pulley, you're right. And I agree for not rebuild the comprosser, just buy a new one, sence rebuilding will cost aproxmitly same price of new one, and may wont last long with you like the new.
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