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



Kdsart31, Lake Worth, FL, April 02, 2013, 01:07

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

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    April 02, 2013, 02:47

    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.

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    globalhelper April 02, 2013, 09:39

    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.

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