whenever i run the a/c and idle at a light the engine really feels like its weak, it moans alot. anyone have this problem with thier car? its really making me mad because i've been riding in a rental car (window regulator broke
Re: harsh idle with air conditioner on? (Jeddah1.8t)
Each model car has a diff. AC compressor. Some are larger than others, some engines obviously have more power.
The 1.8 is a small engine /w little power when at idle. Most cars idle slightly rough /w the AC on. It's also an electrical load.
I bet pulling up on 2 or more window switches at idle has the same effect.
Its normal, and will only get worse as the car/alternator age.
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