Toyota Air conditioning issue

Tiny
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2004 Toyota Camry LE
4 cyl
48,000

This has been happening since I bought the car new in 2004. I just thought someone here may be able to tell me if it is normal or not. Whenever I turn the air on in the car it seems to pull on the engine more than any other vehicle I have ever owned. There is a substantial loss in power and the engine seems to "shudder" at idle. The dealership changed out a wiring harness in 2004 but it did nothing to fix the problem.

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2007 AT 8:05 PM

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Tiny
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Check the idle up solenoid its purpose is to raise the idle when compressor engages to compensate for the load

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007 AT 3:31 AM
Tiny
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Can the solenoid be adjusted and can it be done without going to a dealership?

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007 AT 9:06 AM
Tiny
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Its nonadjustable you need a book to find this and the PCV valve preferrably a service manual. Am trying to pull it and its not giving it to me-sorry.

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007 AT 1:34 PM
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I have been looking for a while. Not many diagrams available for Toyota without buying a 40.00 book.

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007 AT 9:30 PM

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