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Why Does the HVAC Compressor Fail in Volvo

Why Does the HVAC Compressor Fail in Volvo

One of the most frustrating experiences to deal with in your Volvo is dealing with a faulty AC compressor. During the hot summer months, the air conditioning can be a saving grace from the blistering heat, but compressor failure means you're left sitting in the heat. One of the first signs of compressor failure is when your car stops blowing out cold air. Despite being incredibly reliable cars in general, Volvos in particular experience frequent issues with their AC compressors due to engineering and mechanical factors. Many forums are even dedicated to communities of people hoping to receive some resolute answer as to why their systems fail. Newer Volvos are modern vehicles with the capability to warn drivers of impending problems. With the help of sensors, your Volvo can essentially tell you if it is experiencing HVAC problems. Despite this revolutionary feature, the reasons behind an HVAC compressor failure may be more of a mystery. The Volvo is a European car that needs spec ... read more