When the A/C is on the engine hesitates every like 30-45 sec. Its like the engine has a loss of power for a sec. then it comes back.
Again it only does it when the A/C is on and I'm going down the freeway at 75-80 MPH, I don't notice it in town.
Not a problem- This is the normal cycling on/off of the A/C compressor. The compressor will only engage until the evaporator reaches a certain temperature- Then the system will cycle off to prevent the thing from actually freezing over.
Haha, I posted about the same exact thing a while back. I've only had my Cougar since the end of November, 2003, so I wasn't used to it being so noticeable, but on this car, it is. Apparently, it's normal. :shrug:
I've had my Cougar since the end of October 2003, here in October its just about cold already, so it wasn't tell last week I needed to turn the A/C on. Boy it was a big difference coming from a car that wasn't as noticeable. But I'll get use to it, now that I know its normal with cougars, I don't have to spend hundreds of dollars trying to get it fixed!
ya know what boys try by passing the whole compressor itself you will be quite suprised. scrap the AC and drop the whole assem. it weighs a good 60 lbs, and even when it is off it will suck up a good 5-6 HP
I agree with ZEXCougar I'd much rather give up 1/10 of a second, then have to sit in a car at 200 degrees or more in the summer.
And it would suck having to drive done the freeway with my windows down.
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