Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006 Discussion, AC Clutch / Compressor in Cadillac Escalade Forums; Has anyone here replaced their AC Compressor or compressor clutch. I think my compressor clutch is going bad. AC still ...
- 07-25-12 10:44 AM #1Cadillac Owners Fanatic
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AC Clutch / Compressor
Has anyone here replaced their AC Compressor or compressor clutch. I think my compressor clutch is going bad. AC still works fine but I feel a slight vibration at idle if the AC is on - only noticed this in the past few days and I did drive in horrendous rain and splashing rain water last week. Not sure if it's a clutch or clutch bearing issue or actually the comopressor. Apprecaite anyone's experience with these parts.
- 07-25-12 12:37 PM #2Originally Posted by BDuncan
But I do notice sometimes after I drive in rain the compressor makes a loud boom before engaging which it won't do it other times so it may be the clutch getting wet causing it to slip a bit
And my truck is 03.
- 07-25-12 01:50 PM #3
Re: AC Clutch / Compressor
Cadillac man, mine is an '03 also, 140,000 miles. I have never had this vibration at idle before now - always so smooth you can't tell it's running. With the compressor mounted so low it can certainly get tons of water in heavy rain - may have nothing to do with it but that's when I noticed the vibration.
- 07-25-12 02:13 PM #4Originally Posted by BDuncan
I had to replace mine because it was lagging in response(I don't know If it was cause of the PCM or not which I had to replace lately also) I figured with over 143,000 miles it was getting worn out and the truck idles so smooth I have had to check the tach to make sure it was running also it responds better then it did before.