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2005 Toyota Camry Question: Hot Weather

 

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Stormynite, Dallas, TX, August 12, 2011, 07:28
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When sitting in my car at the park eating my lunch, I leave my car on with air-conditioner running to stay cool. Will it hurt my car. If so, in what way???

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    louis1953 from AGCO Automotive Corporation, August 12, 2011, 08:56
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    Within reason you should be okay, other than burning a bunch of fuel. Keep a close eye on engine temperature and AC cooling. Should the condenser cooling fan fail, the AC head pressure can rise and cause problems.

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