Does it matter maintenance wise if u start the car w the ac in the on position on 2002 Ford Escape

Does it harm the car or does it matter at all.....keep in mind I live in Florida...thanks

by in Lake Worth, FL on April 01, 2013
2 answers
ANSWER by on April 01, 2013
no. it should not effect any thing at all. i live in a cold environment(-40c in the winter). standard practice to have my heat turned up during warm up. never effect anything.
ANSWER by on April 02, 2013
i have cust that leave a/c on from the day they bought it. the only thing that will decreae compressor life if done continuesly is turning a/c on while driving at high rpm.