What is a compressor in a car?

Answer A compressor in a car refers to the air conditioning compressor, which compresses and transfers refrigerant gas throughout the air conditioning system. It is attached to the engine and is powered b... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between a Regular AC Compressor & an OEM Compressor?

The difference between a regular compressor and an OEM compressor lies in the manufacturer of the part. A "regular" compressor could be made by any manufacturer while an OEM compressor (or any othe... Read More »

In a double door fridge set points are there in both freezer and cooler sections but you see only one compressor How does this single compressor operate for two different set points?

The compressor does all the cooling. Those set points only control the air movements from the cooling coil area to the freezer or fridge side. So! you adjust the air flow for more or less cooling i... Read More »

What is a Car AC Compressor?

A car air conditioning system works on the exact same principle as a refrigerator. And as with a refrigerator, the compressor is a central element of a car AC system.The BasicsThe air conditioner d... Read More »

What Is an OEM AC Compressor?

A car's cooling system is vital for engine life and performance. A key player in the cooling system is the air conditioning (AC) compressor. Some AC compressors are denoted with the acronym OEM on ... Read More »