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I have a 2004 PT Cruiser and when I have the air conditioning on and come to a stop and the car is idling the RPM'S dip and the car seems to be conking out but it doesn't. does the battery have anything to do with this? Someone told me that the battery is not strong enough and it was not giving the air conditioner enough amps...Is that true?

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In a word, bollox, the battery has nothing to do with any a/c unit,
because the car is a small engine(relatively)the a/c power drain is about 25%so, when turned on, the cars computer will try to adjust the tickover to compensate for the drop in revs due to the power requirements of the a/c unit(try turning it off, then back on,you will see a drop in revs,then raise up).
the a/c unit is driven by a belt off the engine.

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