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Old 25th August 2008
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Default Start up - tap tap - aircon?

Wonder if the tapping I get on start up from absolutely cold could be coming from the A/C compressor? - have listened while engine is started with my ear as close as I dare to the left side of the engine & near drive belt - it doesn`t sound like a a tappet to me - any experience welcome! Increasing the revs causes the noise to go.
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Wonder if the tapping I get on start up from absolutely cold could be coming from the A/C compressor?
It's not likely, but you could remove the belt before you start the car; that should give you your answer.
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