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    Default Air con comp....

    How can you tell if this is starting to break????....When i switch it on it gets cold inside the car, but of a musty type smell....but when i drive there is a sort of high pitched noise outside......The belt is not slipping, it only happens when the car is moving with aircon on.....Switch it off and the noise go away....or stop the car with it running and the noise is gone....only when pressing the accelerator.....Is it the compressor on its way out????

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    Musty smell is just the system needing cleaned. Just look on line for cleaner or try local factors. I don't think the noise is related but I am sure someone will correct me if I am wrong.

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    Might be a bearing dying... or might just need a new aux belt and tensioner. If you can get to the belt, try giving it a 'push' - there shouldn't be be that much deflection in a good condition belt/tensioner. If that seems decent, you may want to slip the belt off and give all the pulleys you can a 'rattle' - somewhat more involved job though depending on your engine.

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