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At WOT the A/C will shut off (I'm guessing) to save gas. Thought I would share
. Is that just in the D20 or all of the Duratecs?
 

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Pretty much in all cars period.
 

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It didn't do that in my SPI when I had it
Yeah, but your SPI didn't really do anything when you hit WOT, did it?
 

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it cuts off completely, or just blow hot air
I thought something was wrong with the AC, i would be driving and then a would get a shot of hot air, like it cut off or blew out hot air!!!
 

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Yep pretty much all cars do this.
 

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My '93 escort wagon did this. It doesn't shut off the climate control fan, but I think it does shut off the AC compressor for fuel economy reasons. If they were doing this in economy cars in '93, I'm sure they're doing it all over the place now.
 

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My '93 Geo Metro didn't shut off the a/c at WOT. But it was really weird. Never put aftermarket a/c on a three-cylinder car. When you turn it on, you can't use 4th gear.
 

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It didn't do that in my SPI when I had it
Yeah, but your SPI didn't really do anything when you hit WOT, did it?
Exactly
ohhh thats not far trav, remember where you came from
though i have to admit ac + spi = pulling a semi trailer
 

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It doesn't shut off the climate control fan, but I think it does shut off the AC compressor for fuel economy reasons.
It shuts off to aid in acceleration, but also because some accessories (like the A/C compressor) don't handle the high RPMs very well, which is where you will usually end up when you go WOT.

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Yup, you've got it.
 

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i know i'm gonna get flammed but what is WOT?
Historically, people don't get flamed on Focaljet when they are trying to learn.


It's only when they try to educate and are obviously not up to the task.


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