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SCJOHN

SCJOHN 4/22/2011

2008 Saturn Astra XR 4 Cyl 1.8L

Engine

engine shuts off when air conditioner is turned on

took car to shop for oil change, a/c was on. when mechanic started car after oil change it would not start. a/c unit had to be off to start.

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HouseCallAuto

HouseCallAuto 4/22/2011

Disconnect the battery negative terminal for a minute and reattach it and see if it resolves itself.

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HouseCallAuto

HouseCallAuto 4/22/2011

Also, before you do that attach a code reader and see if any fault codes set. maybe he disturbed something very near the oil filter having to do with the idle, maybe the iAC (idle air control) .

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