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Need Help!!Engine trouble

So I got in my truck just now, and as I was pressing on the pedal the engine would kind of shake a little, like a rumble almost. At first it was almost like when you leave your Ebrake on but that wasnt it, so then I thought maybe it was the exhaust, nope.

I popped the hood and heard a hissing or like an air leak, and its coming from the black cylinder tank on the passenger side, which I believe is tied into the coolant, and A/C somehow. It looks kinda like it is leaking, cause it is wet as well. Anybody that can help please! Dont have time for my only vehicle to be down!

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is it a hose are the tank thing?
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I think its from the tank I cant really tell, Im gonna go look some more, but I really dont know enough about the system its connected to do make any educated decisions, or remedy the situation.
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I think its from the tank I cant really tell, Im gonna go look some more, but I really dont know enough about the system its connected to do make any educated decisions, or remedy the situation.
i would try and push all the hoses onto the connections to make sure they are on there tight. if its the tank leaking then id hit up a local junk yard. and i wouldn't turn on the a/c.
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i would try and push all the hoses onto the connections to make sure they are on there tight. if its the tank leaking then id hit up a local junk yard. and i wouldn't turn on the a/c.
so it is the ac? so if I leave it off everything else should be fine to drive?
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I did have the ac on, but would that cause the rumble or shake I felt?
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i think you will be fine just don't run the a/c bc once the refrigerant is gone it will screw up the compressor.
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Yeah, i'm pretty sure it is part of the A/C. It shouldn't effect you driving. I wouldn't used the A/C till it's fixed.
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That is your A/C accumulator and it will have moisture on it sometimes. Unless it looks like it is refrigerant leaking it should just be water.
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okay so ive got a check engine light, and even with the a/c off once I hit 2000 rpms I get that engine shake/rumble. any ideas? I dont have any clue, and I dont have a code reader.
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i have a code reader... and you have my number... you in clemson?
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check and see if you have a vacuum leak somewhere.
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i have a code reader... and you have my number... you in clemson?
yeah im in clemson. Ill be here alll week. Guess I will try to get it fixed tomorrow when shops open back up. You think you could meet me or come out here sometime?
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i think you will be fine just don't run the a/c bc once the refrigerant is gone it will screw up the compressor.
the compressor will not run when the freon gets low so your ok their. if it is the ac leaking their should be green slime some where thats the oil leaking out of the ac. thats a sign you have a leak.
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i have a code reader... and you have my number... you in clemson?
i wanna know this code lol if you go that way text it to me.
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got it into a shop today. Just called and said it was my cam sensor. Said the code was Po340. anyone know what that is? Said it would be a total of 200 to get the part and fix.
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