The Chevrolet C1500 A/C condenser is an important component in the air conditioning system of your vehicle, helping to keep you cool and comfortable on those hot and humid summer days. The air conditioning system circulates refrigerant through the system to cool the air in your vehicle. The refrigerant cools the cabin air as it passes through the evaporator, collecting heat from the air as it travels through.
The heat that is collected from the refrigerant must be dissipated to allow it to continue to function efficiently, which is the job of the A/C condenser. Mounted right behind the vehicle grille, in front of the radiator, the A/C condenser is a long tube that winds through a series of cooling fins.
The position of the A/C condenser allows it to make use of the flow of air that enters through the grille to dissipate the heat carried by the refrigerant as it travels through the cooling fins. When the refrigerant emerges from the Chevrolet C1500 A/C condenser, it has been cooled sufficiently to enable it to return to the evaporator to cool the air of the cabin once again.
The location of the A/C condenser has a great deal of advantage, allowing it access the flow of air entering the engine compartment, but has the disadvantage of leaving it quite vulnerable to the elements and debris from the road. Small rocks can come in to strike it, causing damage, and the moisture of rain and snow can promote corrosion. We carry a selection of A/C condenser replacement parts in our user-friendly online catalog.Our excellent prices and expert customer service will make ordering your Chevrolet C1500 A/C condenser quick and convenient whether you use our secure site or our toll-free phone line.