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post #1 of 4 Old 09-30-2018, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
mabaker14
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alternator issues?

My 2008 Patriot shuts off when the heat or air conditioner is turned on. I was told it needs an new alternator. Doesn't shut off when wipers, lights etc are used. Does this make sense or should I be looking at other issues?

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-10-2021, 06:09 PM
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Air Conditioner causing engine to die.

Did you ever get this issue resolved? I have the same issue with a 2015 Patriot and haven't been able to trace it down to the offending component yet.
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-15-2021, 03:18 PM
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In case anyone runs across this post, My mechanic found a loose ground wire in a bundle underneath the intake assembly. That was the cause of the A/C causing the engine to die.
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post #4 of 4 Old 07-15-2021, 07:36 PM
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