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What causes your car overheating when you put the AC on?

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AC Causes engine to overheat.Your AC causes your engine to work that much harder. Therefore, putting a strain on the engine, making it work harder and thus creates more heat. If you notice, when your AC is on you may feel a slight loss in power..


check radiator from top to bottom maybe a crack some where in their, well atleast that what happened to my civic

Answer 2I had a similar problem when i first got my 95 Honda civic. On hot days only though. I found that when the fan for the radiator had been replaced by the previous owner, it was wired backwards so the fan was spinning the wrong way. Instead of blowing air to the radiator it was going the opposite way. The A/C being on caused more strain on the engine which lead to the overheating.
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