Subaru Legacy: Air conditioner compressor shut-off when engine is heavily loaded - Operating tips for heater and air conditioner - Climate control - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Air conditioner compressor shut-off when engine is heavily loaded

To improve acceleration and gas mileage, the air conditioner compressor is designed to temporarily shut off during air conditioner operation whenever the accelerator is fully depressed such as during rapid acceleration or when driving on a steep upgrade.

    Cooling and dehumidifying in high humidity and low temperature weather condition
    Under certain weather conditions (high relative humidity, low temperatures, etc.) a small amount of water vapor emission from the air outlets may be noticed. This condition is normal and does not ...

    Refrigerant for your climate control system
    Your air conditioner uses ozone friendly refrigerant HFC134a. Therefore, the method of adding, changing or checking the refrigerant is different from the method for CFC12 (freon). Consult your SUB ...

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    Operation during cold weather
    Carry some emergency equipment, such as a window scraper, a bag of sand, flares, a small shovel and jumper cables. Check the battery and cables. Cold temperatures reduce battery capacity. The ba ...