The job of the AC system in your Acura vehicle is simple: to cool the cabin during a drive. Four parts do it: a compressor, a condenser, an expansion valve, and an evaporator. How they work together is just as straightforward.
The AC compressor, for example, pressurizes refrigerant, turning it into a hot gas. The AC condenser then cools the gas, turning it back into a liquid. That fluid then goes through the expansion valve. As it does, it becomes a gas once more, this time, at a lower pressure. With help from a fan, the evaporator then cools the gas down rapidly. Chilled air results. It travels through your vehicle's ducts and out its vents, into the cabin, keeping you and your riders comfortable in warmer weather.
Unfortunately, a car AC systems' seals can weaken from time to time, with use and age. Its hoses can also degrade and break. Even a compressor can go bad occasionally. Luckily, when this starts happening, there will be signs to look for.
How to Spot AC System Issues
Signs your car air conditioning isn't working right include:
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