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Old May 15th, 2009, 09:34   #64
weebl
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Location: Edmonton, AB
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Originally Posted by shagin'wagen
I wish that I had the opportunity to use my AC. It was -5 and snowing all day here. But when it does finally warm up, I'll definitely check it. I think that I might have this problem, because last summer it sometimes took quite a while for it to blow cool air. Then again, I rarely use my AC and I'm perfectly happy rolling down the highway or in town with the windows down. I'll still look into it though, I like it when things work and my dad loves the AC.
You might want to use it a little more often, winter included. The refrigerant contains lubricant, and not having that circulate on a regular basis can lead to premature failure of an A/C. A/C is very useful in quick defogging (you can have the heater on at the same time), and I find while I scrape the car off in the winter, I can have it on for extra electrical load to help the engine generate some heat. Seems to warm up a little quicker when I start driving.
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