guardian003 wrote:Thank you for clarifying this. I definitely won't be turning it on again.
4drSpankR wrote:guardian003 wrote:Thank you for clarifying this. I definitely won't be turning it on again.
You're not hurting anything by doing so, both the AC and heat use the same blower motor. When you turn the "AC" on, you're only utilizing the blower motor part of the system since there's no compressor.
Myriad wrote:Heat uses your engine coolant and doesn't require any extra power to make. A/C pulls power through the accessory belt and uses refrigerant in sealed lines.
Myriad wrote:Maybe, but you wouldn't believe the number of people that do "Power steering deletes" without changing the rack&pinion just to "save some horsepower" on their EG's and DC2s.
The compressor works with a clutch for the pully; the pully freely spins when the compressor is not in use. Until you turn on the AC, it doesn't pull enough HP for you to notice.
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