Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I work the Air Conditioning?

asked by on

How do I work the Air Conditioning?

The Air Conditioning can cool you off when the weather gets hot. To get the most efficient cooling out of your vehicle, it is important that you use it correctly. To use the Air Conditioning.

  1. Press the A/C button on the climate control panel to turn the Air Conditioning on.

  2. Press the Recirculate Air button on the climate control panel for optimum performance.

  3. Turn the Fan Speed knob to adjust the level of the fans blowing out the Air Conditioning.

  4. Or, press the Max A/C button to turn the Air Conditioning on full blast.

  5. Press the Power button to turn the climate control system off completely.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: No air coming through any of the vents, defrost, etc.

It sounds like you may have got something stuck in the blower for the A/C. The blower may be blocked or may have burned up. Have the blower removed and tested and checked for a problem. You may have something...

Q: Stuck brake caliper

Although it is possible for a collapsed (internally and thus "invisible") rubber brake line to cause a retraction failure, by far the most common scenario is the caliper is sticking. If the calipers have more than, say, 70,000 miles on...

Q: What does the keyless entry keypad do?

While you have a mechanical key and a remote entry system for your car, you may also have a keyless entry keypad. This is another way of locking and unlocking the car, as well of doing several other things. Here’s...

Related articles

What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.