Q: When I turn on the car, is cold and I turn on the AC and I acceletare the can make rattle

asked by on

When I turn on the car, is cold and I turn on the AC and I acceletare the can make rattle noise. When the car temperture us normal and during driving it doesn't sound. But it does it every single time the car starts.

My car has 67000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This is a common sound when the AC compressor clutch is going out. This can happen for a number of reasons. The noise you are hearing may also be a worn out idler pulley, a squeaky belt, or the compressor itself beginning to fail. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose the noise firsthand for an accurate repair.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. When I turn on the car, is cold and I turn on the AC and I acceletare the can make rattle

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car not recognizing Park setting

The vehicle is equipped with a park/neutral switch which is the device used for the vehicle to differentiate between park or neutral for starting the car or releasing the key. A fault here may be causing your concerns. I recommend...

Q: Slow speed increase, check engine light on

Hello. If this occurred right after getting gas then you may have gotten contaminated fuel. If it has some water or some diesel in it then this will occur. Some of the time a fuel pump can fail after getting...

Q: Coolant loss due to possible blown gasket.

A pressure test of the cooling system will reveal if the coolant system has a leak. If the gauge drops during testing, there is a leak - either internal or external. If the leak is external, it can usually be...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.