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Not really. Whenever you switch the lever to A/C, it sends a signal over to the PCM and it in turn not only energizes the A/C clutch, but it also bumps the idle up with the IAC valve because of the additional load placed on the engine. So the problem could become complicated.

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Q: Could the alternator cause your 1991 Lincoln Town Car to die when the AC is turned on?
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