AC on makes car hesitate while driving

Tiny
2002TAHOE
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  • 2002 CHEVROLET TAHOE
  • 160,000 MILES
When AC is on in park it works great. With AC on and in drive but not moving it works fine. When I step on the gas the compressor makes loud noise and the vehicle hesitates. Any ideas? I am hoping that it may be one of the pressure switches and not a bad compressor.
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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 11:45 PM

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Tiny
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Sounds like the compressor is locking-up have it further checked-AC pressures
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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 12:04 AM
Tiny
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Sorry - but sounds like the compressor clutch is going out. The only way to know for sure is have it checked out with some guages by a shop. My car did that and the clutch acutally came apart when it froze up.
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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 12:06 AM

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