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Q: Not sure if it is this but when first startup the car with the air conditioner on makes a huge noise

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Not sure if it is this but when first startup the car with the air conditioner on makes a huge noise till the engine warm up

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. This issue is typically caused by a loose or worn out AC belt. The same thing happens to serpentine or drive belts and is a good indication that the belt and pulley’s that turn the belt need to be replaced. You should have a professional mechanic come to your location to complete a car is making a noise inspection before replacing any parts however, as it’s possible other issues are the source of this problem.

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