ALLAN CARPENTER I’ve lived in the tropics, both in Australia and the Philippines, for the past 35 years, and I’ve never reached for the switch to turn the air-con off! [Torque website story: Is it harmful to immediately turn on the air-con in a hot car?]
Of course, the models I’ve owned with climate control, they take care of vent openings and high fan speeds to clear the heat quickly. I’m still alive after all this time breathing the inside of my automobiles!
Torque Please turn to pg 84 for this issue’s Torque Shop Q&A, where we share more revelations about automotive air-conditioning.