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Can’t live without the A/C? Find out how it works in 6 easy steps

Imagine you have someplace to be and it’s a hot, steamy summer day. You don’t want to arrive a sweaty, wind-blown mess, so you turn on one of the marvels of modern automotive design: the air conditioner. It’s estimated that more than 99 percent of all new cars in the United States have A/C. So how does your car or truck produce that wonderful cool air at the push of a button? Here’s an easy-to-understand explanation, courtesy of We thought we’d share it with you instead of reinventing the wheel for our A/C article: Step 1: The compressor is the power … Continue reading