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Automotive air conditioning works as a self-contained looping process within the vehicle that changes the state of the refrigerant to both a gas and liquid. A high- and low-pressure system completes the process and blows... More »

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A diagram of an air conditioning system for a car can be useful for car owners, who may be able to use it in solving some of the basic problems that the system may incur. It can also be useful for mechanics, who, by know... More »

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The main parts of an automotive air conditioning system consist of a compressor, evaporator, condenser, thermal expansion valve, sensors and refrigeration lines. Different vehicles have sensors located in different areas... More »

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A fuel system vapor lock is when the fuel in a vehicle changes from a liquid to a gas state while it is still in the fuel lines. If the fuel is in a gaseous state in the fuel lines, the fuel pump can't push liquid fuel t... More »

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The short answer is yes, with the air conditioning running the car burns more gas than without it. When the compressor runs, more engine power is in use, and therefore more gas is burned in the process. More »

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An R12 to R134a refrigerant conversion chart is a tool used to properly recharge or convert a vehicle air conditioning system based on the refrigerant type and operating conditions. R12 and R134a are the most common type... More »

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