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How Does the Car A/C Work?

How Does the Car A/C Work?

If you live in a warm climate or have experienced hot weather during the summer in NC, you know how vital it is to have an effective air conditioning system in your vehicle. The A/C system in your car works similarly to the one in your home. It uses a refrigerant to cool the air that circulates in your car's cabin. Here is a basic overview of how your vehicle's A/C system works: Compressor: The compressor is the heart of the A/C system. It compresses the refrigerant gas and sends it to the condenser. Condenser: The condenser is located in front of the radiator, and it converts the refrigerant gas into a liquid. Receiver/Dryer: The receiver/dryer removes moisture from the refrigerant and filters out any debris that may be in the system. Expansion Valve: The expansion valve regulates refrigerant flow into the evaporator. Evaporator: The evaporator is located inside the dashboard, and it cools the air entering your car's cabin. Blower Fan: The blower fa ... read more

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