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How AC expansion valve system works

Auto AC Expansion Valve Operation How does an automotive AC expansion valve system work Many car makers now use automotive AC expansion valve in their AC systems. An expansion valve is simply a refrigerant metering device to control the rate of flow of refrigerant into the evaporator located in your dash. In the illustration below, you’ll see that low pressure gas flows out of the evaporator coil and through the expansion valve. As it flows the refrigerant temperature is detected by the rod running through the port. The rod is … Read More

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