Prius Alpha/v AC Compressor making noise with on/off Ac

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  1. Ohid

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    My Prius v 2015 7 seater, 91k km is making buzzing noise when AC is running with the car powered by hybrid battery. It is also making a clicking sound like on/off when restarted the Compressor. Should I concern about this noise?
     
  2. Tim Jones

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    How is the AC working (cold) ? How long have you had the car.......are the radiator fans coming on?

    What do you have the AC temp set at?
     
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    sounds normal, but they do get louder before they blow
     
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    AC is working just fine. It gave much cold. So I set temperature 25 -27 degree centigrade. I have the car for last two years. I don't see any fan coming on.
     
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    maybe it is a relay trying to trigger the fans. look under the hood for the cooling fans in front of the radiator
     
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    I think both fans come on when you turn on the AC............... can't miss them..........
     
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    Sorry, I misunderstood. Yes, both fans are coming on. Today there is no clicking sound of Compressor and fans. I attached today's video. What are you thinking now? Sometimes it has clicking sounds and sometimes it hasn’t.
     
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    sounds good
     
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