Q: Chevy Aveo ls 1.6 2007. 155km on it. My car starts to shake and jerk when turning on the ac and when idiling with ac on.

asked by on September 21, 2017

My Aveo starts to shake when turning my ac on. Even when idiling with ac it shakes and jerks abit. When driving it also has a loss of power. Soon as you turn off the ac the car runs nornal again. Any possible solutions?

My car has 155000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

AC Compressor Replacement $672.08 - $2949.86 Get a Quote

This is normally caused when the A/C system is experiencing a very high pressure condition, which in turn puts an additional strain on the engine to power the A/C compressor. I would suggest having a professional from Yourmechanic come to your location to have your A/C system checked.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Problem starting after fueling have to give it to start

Hello. All modern cars are equipped with an Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel vapors in the...

Car keeps breaking down

What I believe has happened is that the mechanic you went through lied to you. Based on his directions for you after the fuel pump replacement, it sounds like the original fuel pump was actually the correct size and that...

My 4WD is not engaging. Is a 2007 Silverado have electronically controlled axle actuator or vacuum? Or is my problem in the hubs?

Hi there. The actuator on your 4WD system to your vehicle is electronic. Most of the Silverado 2500 model Chevrolet trucks have issues with the actuator failing in the front axle due to weather and road conditions. Check the harness...

Coolant finishes 3-4days

Hello. This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. The fact that you are losing water every 3-4 days without leaks, this would suggest the...

VTEC not engaging.

Hi there, The Honda VTEC system relies on two main electrical components to function properly. One of these components is the VTEC oil pressure switch which tells the engine computer that the oil pressure is sufficient for VTEC operation. The...

2003 Chavy Trailblazer wil not accelerate over 40 mph

Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...

Which brand of new front CV drive axle is best for replacement at 80k miles? 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Hi there - the real question is whether you are buying (from any parts house) a "rebuilt" or "remanufactured" axles/CV joint, or a new one. If it's a new one, is it made by an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) such...

My car will shake/vibrate violently when trying to start or turn off the engine after filling up the gas tank

Hello. This occurs from the purge valve not working properly. It can also be a vent valve issue, but that is not as common. These are part of the EVAP emissions system. If the purge valve is not closed when...

Dash lights came on and gauges dropped to zero

Hello there, thanks for writing in about your 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT. First, I would suspect a faulty ignition switch, and would put that near the top of my diagnostic checklist. I also recommend a thorough visual inspection, testing of...

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Impala
A A true classic, the 2012 Chevrolet Impala may not have all of the latest high-tech features of other sedans on the market, but it is a tried-and-true model with lots of room, plenty of comfortable features, and a large...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Alabama in 2012
2012 2012 was a great year in Alabama for auto manufacturing, but that wasn’t the only bright spot. Vehicle sales in Alabama were also robust in 2012. Nothing much changed in terms of the vehicle types that were most popular...
The 5 Safest Used Cars You Can Buy For Under $20,000
The Subaru Legacy, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Chevy Volt, and the Volvo XC60 are five of the overall safest used cars you can buy for under $20,000.