Q: How do you get maximum cooling while idling the engine?

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How do you get maximum cooling while idling the engine?

A: No one likes to be stuck in traffic, but it...

No one likes to be stuck in traffic, but it’s going to happen. Whether you’re stuck in the usual rush hour traffic or traffic is backed up for some other reason, you’ll need to know how to get the most out of your Air Conditioning system during this time. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Turn the air conditioner to Max A/C.

  2. Turn the blower speed down.

  3. Move the temperature to the coldest setting.

  4. Put the transmission in Park (only if you’re stuck and not moving anytime soon).


Not following the tips above may reduce the cooling performance of your system and result in heat generated in your car’s cabin.

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