Clicking noise!?

Asked by Mar 24, 2016 at 12:14 AM about the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 ST Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2012 dodge and my a/c wasn't working for
a long time at least 5 months. I recently fixed it  
and I started hearing a clicking noise under the
hood on the left side when I turn the truck on and it
stays clicking for maybe a min. Or 2..I took it back
to the mechanic and everything looks fine I don't
know what it could be.. cam someone help?

2 Answers

1,790

Be REAL careful and put a long steel rod , screwdriver, or go to harbor freight or other car store and buy a mechanics stethescope which has a probe. Touch around where you think it is and put your ear to the rod or screwdriver or stethescope. U should b able to find it. But again be careful! If your afraid to do this then don't even try!

77,745

The clicking is your AC compressor turning on and off. Take the setting off of defrost or AC, set it at heat for the floor, the clicking should stop. It is set up this way so the AC compressor will get some lubrication threw-out the winter time.

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