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sounds like your A.C. compressor clutch is locking up

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Q: What causes a burning rubber smell when air conditioner is turned on in 1995 Grand Am SE?
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When air conditioner is turned on smoke comes from under hood. it has a burning rubber smell. temperature gauge remains steady and car stops smoking as soon as the air conditioner is turned off.?

What most likely is happening is the A/C compressor has gone bad and its not able to turn when it is switched on. The burning rubber smell is probably the belt sliding across the compressor pulley that's not turning.


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