How long should an air conditioner compressor last in a car?
The air conditioner compressor should last the entire life of the vehicle. The car ac compressor damage is usually a sign that something else in the cooling system or car ac system is not operating properly and is negatively impacting the auto ac compressor operation.
Analysis of Denso A/C Compressor warranty claims show that in a quarter of all cases
the use of incorrect oils, such as universal oils or oil mixtures, inevitably leads to seizure and damage. This is because universal oils, are PAO-oils or mineral oils with a different viscosity to that of synthetic PAG-oils. PAO-oils do not mix well with PAG-oils and with refrigerant R134a or R1234yf, leading to poor lubrication and increased wear.
Air conditioning oil properly recharged and balanced.
Installing the Compressor without balancing the oil in the system , gives a high risk of liquid lock, due to too much oil in the A/C system!
Auto ac in cabin-air filters can capture and remove many airborne particulates such as smoke, dust and pollen, allowing an increase in occupant comfort and safety.
How often do I have to change the ac filter in my car ?
Cabin air filters must be replaced periodically, as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer
Types of ac air filters
They come in different varieties such as a standard paper, high Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) and carbon media filter or a combination.
How auto air conditioning cabin filters impact the ac performance
A restricted car ac filter will create air flow problems and will impact negatively the ac performance of the vehicle. A restricted car ac filter could lead to premature damage of the blower motor and blower motor resistor in your vehicle.
Do you need to service the ac air filter in your vehicle ?