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You will use more gas when your air conditioner is running.

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Q: Does running the air conditioner in your car waste gas?
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Can you heat a car without running the compressor?

In a car the heat usually comes from engine "waste heat". You just need to be running the engine. The compressor is part of the air conditioner, which is used for cooling not heating.

Does the air conditioner in your car start when you turn on the air conditioner?


Why is your car's air conditioner blowing hot air if it already has freon?

Compressor not running?Heater control in heat position?

Why do your car jerk while driving when you run the air conditioner and when its not running?

the air conditioner shouldn't have anything to do with it. there could be a problem with your tires or your driving or your kid could be jumping on the seat

Why isn't the air flow stronger to cool down the car when using the air condiotioner?

I have a 1993 mark viii that just does not cool down the car when running the air conditioner

Can you get cool air from your car without running your air conditioner even on a hot day?

yes, if you drive and keep your windows open

Why would a car air conditioner start blowing warm air after running for several minutes?

Chances are your air conditioner is low or out of coolant. You can go to AutoZone, Napa, Advance Auto, or numerous other do it yourself car repair stores and have it checked out.

How can you tell if car air conditioner works when buying in winter?

how do you know if the air conditioner in your car works in the winter

Why does Car stumble with air conditioner on?

An air conditioner in a car uses quite a bit of power. It is not unusual for a car to hesitate when the AC comes on.

Is it OK for you air conditioner to be running while parked?

yes if someone is in the car to shut it off in case the car starts to vibrate(its bad if it vibrates)

How cold should the air be coming out of your car air conditioner?

In temp vs out temp should be about 18 degrees different if running top notch.

Can your car air conditioner kill you?

no but bellends can

Can a air conditioner in a car leak?

Yes, it can.

How fast can an air conditioner blow air in a car?

about 5 minutes

Does running the heater in the car burn gas?

No. A car heater gets its heat from the motor and uses no extra gas at all, unlike a car's air conditioner which does use more gas.

Can you keep your windows open while the air conditioner is running?

You can keep your windows open with the air conditioner running, but by doing so, you are letting the hot air in, the cold air out, wasting electricity, and causing your electric bill to be higher. If you want your windows open, it would be best to turn off the air conditioner. In a car, it is recommended to leave the windows open for a few minutes for the hot air to escape...then close the windows and enjoy.

Who invented the car air conditioner?

alexander graham

What is a part of the car that starts with a?

Alternator, air conditioner.

Is it safe to sleep in parked car with the air conditioner on?


Is antifreeze needed in the radiator to run the air conditioner in a car?

Yes. If the engine is running too warm, from a lack of coolant, the ac will not work.

Will a car running hot cause air conditioner not to work?

It could, the computer will disengage the ac compressor if the engine temp is too high.

Why would a 1992 Dodge Caravan leak coolant if the air conditioner belt broke?

The water you see under the car when the air conditioner is running is condensation. If you are leaking antifreeze then you need to pressure test the system and repair the leak.

Why doesn't my car's air conditioner blow cold air when the engine is off?

You have to have the motor running as well as the AC compressor turning (AC on) to circulate the freon through the system

Why would your car air conditioner run hot when in idle and blows cold air while driving?

Check to see if your condenser fan is running when a/c compressor kick on.

What does it mean when a car gets hot but blows cold air?

The Air Conditioner is on