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Tag Archives: Air Conditioning

Replacement AC Clutch vs AC Compressor

BuyAutoParts has a quality replacement AC compressor and clutch assembly for nearly every vehicle on the road. We frequently get questions asking about ordering just the compressor or A/C clutch on their own, because only one of them was diagnosed as needing replacement. The entire auto repair industry is moving away from that practice for…
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2006-2012 Honda Civic AC Compressor Problems

As the weather heats up this summer, you'll need to make sure that the air conditioning system in your Honda Civic is in proper working order for maximum comfort while commuting or on a road trip. But if you're having issues with the AC unit, they can be one of the most expensive repairs to…
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2002-2006 Honda CRV AC Black Death Repair

If you drive a 2002 – 2006 Honda CR-V, you’ve more than likely had your share of problems with the AC system. It may seem like there is always a problem with it or that it’s never completely trouble free, right? After countless days in the repair shop and enormous amounts of money spent, you…
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2003-2014 Chevy/GMC Truck & SUV AC Compressor Failure

If your part of the country is hot even just a few days out of the year, you already know how important the AC system is when you’re driving. Driving around town in stop-and-go traffic won’t give you enough cooling breeze even with the windows down and a long commute in the heat can leave…
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How Automotive AC Works

It’s funny how some of us take our car’s air conditioning for granted. When it’s hot outside, we just click the “AC” button and turn the fan setting to “MAX” – without ever giving it a second thought. The Evaporator, AC Condenser and everything else do their jobs, and everything’s OK. The only time we…
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Ever Wonder How to Recharge A/C? Keep Reading!

There’s nothing quite so annoying and uncomfortable as getting into your reliable old car on an especially hot day and finding that the air conditioning’s just not what it used to be. It’s easy to give up on it and assume that it would be too expensive or too difficult to fix, leaving you in…
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A/C Compressor and A/C Condenser: The Primary Differences

It’s hot outside. You get in the car and start the engine. It’s too hot to put the windows down – it’s definitely an air conditioner-type day. You press the A/C button and, within seconds, cold air is blowing throughout your car. Not even a minute later, your entire car cabin is cool & comfortable.…
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A/C Compressor Replacement 101

Air conditioners have come a long way since the window mounted “swamp coolers” that were a popular and cheaper alternative to in-car air conditioners for early automobile owners. Instead of coils, electricity and coolant, these bad boys used good old mother nature to cool occupants in a process called latent cooling of vaporization—a term that…
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