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When i turn the heat on defrost or i turn the a/c on i loos power and car quit running. what could be wrong?

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  • kyle_farley Nov 13, 2009

    i have already checked all the vacuum lines, couldn't find any leaks. doesn't think its the a/c compressor either.

    when i turn the a/c or defrost on it erratically idols and stalls.

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If it runs okay before turning on the a/c or defrost, I'd be checking out the compressor since that is what is in common. On defrost, the compressor IS activated even though you want the warm air. This keeps the air conditioning components and seals from failing during the colder winter months when you aren't using the system.

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CHECK THE VACCUM LINE FOR LEAKS

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