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How often should I use the aircon in my car?

How often should I use the aircon in my car? I read blogs and they say it should be used all time. I have a 2016 Vauxhall Astra.

Asked on 30 November 2020 by John hancock

Answered by Georgia Petrie
All the time. The car's ventilation system is designed to operate with the air-con switched on 100% of the time. Switching off the air-con for long periods will result in the joints drying out and the refrigerant gas escaping. You will also risk compressor seizing up.
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