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Old 05-13-2011, 10:44 AM
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AC seriously impacts engine?

Hey guys
05' Laredo driver here. 33k miles. I know that when the AC is on, the engine of a car bogs down slightly, but it seems that on my jeep it nearly cripples the engine. It takes forever to get up to speed. Is this normal? First Jeep btw.
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Old 05-13-2011, 10:47 AM
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Re: AC seriously impacts engine?

I don't think so. I have a 3.7 and it doesn't affect my engine too bad at all.
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Hmm so I think I'll go get it checked out. BTW I do have the 3.7. Thanks!
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Old 05-13-2011, 10:55 AM
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Re: AC seriously impacts engine?

Are you revving the engine very high an driving like a race care driver?
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Nope I'm a casual driver. Got as much patience as a stone.
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Re: AC seriously impacts engine?

Compressor maybe going out (clutch wheel when it gets engaged?) I'm not a mechanic, but I'll try to take a guess
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Hmm makes sense jlewis... I'll definitely look into that. Thanks
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Compressor maybe going out (clutch wheel when it gets engaged?) I'm not a mechanic, but I'll try to take a guess
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Re: AC seriously impacts engine?

Sorry for the double post guys - fri the 13th
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Sorry for the double post guys - fri the 13th
Seems you have forum gremlins meanwhile I have some A/C gremlins!
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