Q: Does the defroster use the air conditioning system in my 2012 Ford Escape

asked by on January 24, 2017

Does a car defroster use the air conditioner to dehumidify the heat coming from the heater onto the windshield?
My car has an automatic transmission.

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Hello. Yes, the defroster does use the air conditioning to defog the front windshield. If the a/c system is not functioning then the system will not work as designed. If you are having issues with it, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to you to [diagnose what is wrong with the defroster] https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/defroster-is-not-working-inspection

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