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How Does The Car A/C System Work?

How Does The Car A/C System Work?

As a skilled team of mechanics, a thorough comprehension of your vehicle's air conditioning (A/C) system can make all the difference in creating a pleasurable driving experience, even on the hottest of days. Let us share a breakdown of the A/C system to ensure your driving journey is always a comfortable one. Compressor Think of this as the heart of your A/C system. It's what keeps the refrigerant moving. The compressor draws in refrigerant gas, compresses (hence the name), and sends it out as a high-pressure, high-temperature gas to the condenser. Condenser Located at the front of your car, often next to the radiator, this is where the magic of heat exchange happens. The condenser cools the refrigerant, turning it from a hot gas to a cooler liquid. It's crucial for the efficiency of the system, as it gets rid of the heat that was inside your car. Expansion Valve or Orifice Tube Here's where we control the flow. T ... read more

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