Why does my car die when I turn my air conditioner on
Ck charging systems
Check idle up valve for ac
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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