Car stalls in Reverse and runs rough with AC

Tiny
NOLUCKLULU
  • CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

2003 PT, 4cl, 74,000 miles. Car Idles rough with the AC on, almost wanting to shut off. The past 3 times when I have put it in reverse it has died. I would just like to learn more about the car I am always putting money in. Thank you :)

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 AT 11:11 AM

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Tiny
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Lets start by checking up on the IACV ( idle air control valve ) this is the one that suppose to maintain the idle. The computer when it gets a signal from the AC that the compressor is On-the computer turns around and tell the IACV to raise the idle due to the AC load on the engine.

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 AT 1:50 AM

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