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    ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    hey guys, the problem is when i put my key in the iginition and turn it ( to the point where its not started) and even when it is started, a rattling noise from the back occurs and goes away randomly...can someone please help me fix this problem...i checked it out with a friend ( krashed) and its the ELC compressor! is their any way to stop the noise? thanks in advance

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    Also another question if anyway could answer! im thinking about changing my front struts, i want to go with the passive system ( most likely strut masters or arnott) whats the average price it will cost a mechanic to change the front struts?

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    Fixing the noise may be easy or may be hard. It all depends on what the actual problem is. The compressor is mounted in a metal frame with rubber mounts. It could be as simple as replacing or adjusting a rubber mount. Unfortunately, it could be as tough as replacing the compressor itself if the noise is an "internal" one. A little more investigation is required here.

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    well, the only thing i could tell you for now is that it makes a noise for a quick 10-25 seconds, then goes away, then comes back! i will check later tonight to give the symtoms! any other info guys?

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    i checked under the car and i really coulnt tell anything! what should i look for?

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    The main question is; is the noise coming from INSIDE the compressor or is it being produced by the compressor rattling in the mounts?

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    i think its comming from the inside? what does that mean?

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    Time for a new compressor.

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    how much is for the part? labor? how much does this usually go for?

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    New would be quite expensive. I'd go used. Probably well under $100 for the part, and under $100 labor.

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    i can go to like a junk yard and buy the compressor? online? some other place you might know?

    is it an easy replacement? like is it hard to replace?

    thanks for everything man, your the best

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    Yes, a junkyard. And yes, it's pretty easy to replace too, requires only basic tools. Just make sure you use jack-stands while under the car. Safety first!

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    Re: ELC compressor Problem on my 95 sts

    i will do myself! thanks alot mate, cheers for you, happy new year mate! and happy holidays

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