When driving with AC, truck loses a bit of power, but when AC is off it runs fine?

Asked by May 05, 2014 at 03:25 PM about the 2004 GMC Yukon 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

165

Totally normal, any car loses power with a/c on also this should lower your gas mileage. The reason being is when you turn on your a/c the compressor is turned on, this compressor is connected to the engine via magnetic clutch which puts an extra load on your engine. Don't worry about it.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

GMC Yukon Experts

  • #1
    clayduster71
    Reputation
    2,760
  • #2
    David Boccabello
    Reputation
    890
  • #3
    Drpsychmom
    Reputation
    730
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Tahoe
726 Great Deals out of 41,715 listings starting at $1,995
Used Cadillac Escalade
250 Great Deals out of 12,224 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Yukon XL
234 Great Deals out of 14,411 listings starting at $1,900
Used Chevrolet Suburban
369 Great Deals out of 23,010 listings starting at $1,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,014 Great Deals out of 66,368 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Expedition
358 Great Deals out of 18,265 listings starting at $1,989
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,286 Great Deals out of 169,695 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,574 Great Deals out of 199,192 listings starting at $1,300
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
867 Great Deals out of 70,549 listings starting at $700
Used Dodge Durango
270 Great Deals out of 22,949 listings starting at $895
Used Ford Explorer
933 Great Deals out of 69,572 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota 4Runner
273 Great Deals out of 23,477 listings starting at $2,300
Used Nissan Armada
152 Great Deals out of 8,569 listings starting at $2,950
Used Cadillac Escalade ESV
106 Great Deals out of 5,671 listings starting at $4,900

Used Cars For Sale

2018 GMC Yukon For Sale
3,621 listings starting at $43,113
2017 GMC Yukon For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 8,415 listings starting at $39,950
2016 GMC Yukon For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 1,177 listings starting at $29,995
2015 GMC Yukon For Sale
86 Great Deals out of 2,312 listings starting at $28,900
2014 GMC Yukon For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 356 listings starting at $15,997

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.