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Old 07-26-2010, 09:03 PM
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Default Air on, Power loss

Basically, it comes down to the description. When ever I turn on the AC, especially, the car has an obvious loss of power. When your driving at a regular speed, say 55mph, then you decide to turn the air on, you notice the car loose power. Then the car is somewhat slugglish. This happens at anytime. You hear a click, i am assuming the ac turning on, then the car looses some power.
Does anyone have a fix for this? or an idea of what it could be?
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Old 07-26-2010, 09:22 PM
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Default Re: Air on, Power loss

thats completely normal. all small motors do that. my 3.0 does it also. at a complete stop turn on the a/c and watch the rpm's drop. The a/c pump take a lot of power. no need to worry
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Old 07-27-2010, 05:31 AM
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Default Re: Air on, Power loss

I feel like this is a newer thing. I dont know if I just actually started realizing it now or if its a new thing.
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Old 07-27-2010, 07:04 AM
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Default Re: Air on, Power loss

My 2.3 does it everytime, It just takes alotta power from my little motor
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Old 07-27-2010, 07:39 AM
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Default Re: Air on, Power loss

Nothing new. Vehicles equipped with AC have been doing this since the product was invented. I notice it even in my 4.0.
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:49 AM
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Default Re: Air on, Power loss

Well that sucks, no pun intended. One thing that I have done though is when I drive with both windows, reg cab, I get really good gas mileage. I can get about 28mpg highway, at speeds of 65-75mph. So I guess that is my only solution. Oh well.
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