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Can a clogged filter cause an evaporator to freeze?

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βˆ™ 2006-07-15 18:27:37

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A dirty cabin air filter in your car or a dirty air filter in your home can reduce the amount of air that goes across the evaporator. When that happens, you aren't pulling enough heat out of your home/car and the AC lines including the evaporator, can freeze and completely block the air.

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