Why does my car die when I turn my air conditioner on

Asked by Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 PM about the Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check idle up valve for ac

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Make sure your A/C compressor is not locked up also. As you didn't state the year and engine size I can only quess, some of them had an idle up solenoid on the throttle body that bumped up the rpm when the A/C is on. Is you check engine light on?

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