MoldyWalnuts
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Joined: Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:33 pm

A/C always on

Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:37 pm

while driving in hot SoCal weather these days, even on the West side of LA which is cooler, my A/C is on even thought i do not turn it on. i feel cold air seeping out of the vents even though the A/C and fan are off. the car does show 1% used for battery conditioning but 0% for climate control. is this normal? i'm assuming this may have something to do with the main battery cooling. anyone else notice this? thanks

Kermit
Posts: 53
Joined: Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:47 am

Re: A/C always on

Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:05 am

Yes this is for battery conditioning (cooling) I believe it happens above 28 or 29 Celsius. If it's already conditioning I just turn the fan on and be sure to turn off the A/C and the fan will blow some of that cold air your way. If your battery is low enough that it asks to shut off the radio I found that the battery conditioning a/c will not run.
2016 Spark EV

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