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Old 02-01-2012, 06:36 PM   #1
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Thanks for the nice welcome. I am an old shadetree mech. that loves to work on my cars. But the 1997 Pont. Bonn. SSEi I have has got me stumped. I took it to a real mechanic friend of mine and he took the Serpentine off and found that I had an ever so slight movement in the front pulley or bearing of the SC. Also said that there may be an issue with the A/C comp. clutch making noise both engaged and not engaged.
Of course he wanted me to pay $1800 for a rebuilt SC right off the bat!!!! I am not sure he is my "friend" anymore.
Any help is appreciated!!!!
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Oh, I forgot to tell you all that the main problem is a load rattle coming from the engine, especially when I start it up.
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Thanks for the nice welcome. I am an old shadetree mech. that loves to work on my cars. But the 1997 Pont. Bonn. SSEi I have has got me stumped. I took it to a real mechanic friend of mine and he took the Serpentine off and found that I had an ever so slight movement in the front pulley or bearing of the SC. Also said that there may be an issue with the A/C comp. clutch making noise both engaged and not engaged.
Of course he wanted me to pay $1800 for a rebuilt SC right off the bat!!!! I am not sure he is my "friend" anymore.
Any help is appreciated!!!!
The problem is that I get a load rattle noise from the engine especially when it'* a cold start. The noise is reduced after the engine is warmed up. Boost seems to work as well as ever. I am just scratchin' my head in Salt Lake City!
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Welcome! I'm sure you'll get some answers to your questions soon.
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You have a bad coupler. It'* not a bad job if you have the tools and are fairly handy with tools. Order a ZZP coupler and some SC oil and have at it. There are numerous videos out there on changing the M90 coupler.
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that is if the noise is coming from the snout of the SC.also welcome to the forum post a thread with your issue in the proper section and we will get you all fixed up
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