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This is a discussion on rough idle within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; i just bought a 02 wrx and when i bought it they told me that the ac pump was bad ...

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    rough idle

    i just bought a 02 wrx and when i bought it they told me that the ac pump was bad and that i would have to replace it. but ive noticed that if i turn my heater on that the engine kinda suppters a little and the headlights will dim a little. even if the heater isnt on the car kinda idles rough, but im going to do a full tune up on it and ill keep you posted if that helps it.

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    Sounds like a dull alternator, cant handle the power being drawn...
    2005 WRB WRX "was" STAGE 2

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