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Does a Car Radiator Affect the AC? (Explained)

Updated: Feb 2

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The air conditioning (AC) system in a car is responsible for keeping the cabin cool and comfortable. The radiator is responsible for dissipating heat from the engine to keep it running at optimal temperatures. Can a car radiator effect the AC?

Yes, if a car radiator isn't working properly it can affect the AC. Although a cars radiator is not connected to the AC system, if it is not properly extracting heat from the engine it can affect the AC system.

In this article, we will explore the connection between a car radiator and the AC system, and whether a car radiator can affect the AC.

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