Idles like it's breathing when I turn a/c on

Asked by Mar 09, 2017 at 09:12 AM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It only idles like that when I turn on a/c and it's a
site rattle but I don't hear it when I rev the gas

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if its "huffing and puffing" it usually means its low on freon, have it checked

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