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Heat- Is parking a car in high sun temperatures

Heat- Is parking a car in the sun harmful for the cars interior and exterior. I have to park my car in temperature of 35% degree celsius for up to 4 hours each day. Appreciate a reply.

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Sun hurts every thing dr.s tell u to put on sunblock dont they as 4 ur interior pick up 1 of those windsheild fan blockers but with all the chemicals that u can buy for a vehicle a lot of them have uv protect in them also

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Yes sunlight can be harmful to a cars interior however there are products to protect it available at your local auto parts store exterior can only harmed under extreme conditions however a good wax can remedy that

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Heat is not fun during any time, is it harmful, yes and no. it can cause your Ac to work harder to cool the vehicle down in addition to eventually fading your interior. a suggestion to the heat would be to have light or white paint for the exterior (probably to late for you on this) and some type of window tint to reduce the heat on the interior. my vehicle hits about 110-120 degrees interior temp during the summer month's. 4 hours a day is not to bad for the sun exposure. I hope this helps!

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I have a 2000 Mirage and i the morning my a/c works it cools but in the afternoon when i leve my work it blows out hot air can you help please. Les

It sounds like your air conditioning is actually not the issue here. If your a/c is working in the morning, there is no reason it shouldn't work at a different time of day. What most people don't realize is how hard an a/c system must work to cool off a car that has been sitting in the sun all day during a hot summer. Even if you leave your windows down to avoid the greenhouse effect (which can make a HUGE difference if you don't) the interior of your vehicle is still probably a dozen or more degrees hotter than the temperature outside. This is because only so much air can circulate through cracked windows, and because of the direct sunlight shining onto your vehicle's interior and upholstery. Even once the a/c system is up and cooling the air inside your car, it is still struggling against the heat stored in your car's interior, which is giving up its heat to the surrounding air as it cools off. This can take quite awhile, and if your drive home is a short one, the a/c system may never have time to fully compensate once the car's interior has cooled to match the interior's temperature. To make matters worse, if your drive home is one through the city, you can expect your a/c to suffer. The air conditioning system needs good, steady airflow over it's condenser (a radiator-type part located just behind the front grill) and lots of starts and stops in a city or heavy traffic area can obviously prevent this. Above all though, the most important thing to remember is that with even a perfectly functioning a/c system, you can usually only expect about a 30 degree drop on average from the outside air temperature. So, if it is 100 degrees out, depending on the ambient pressure and humidity (also things which can affect an a/c system's efficency) you may only get air that's 70 degrees out of your vents. I would recommend always rolling your windows down half an inch or so, and park in the shade whenever possible. Also, putting a sunshade in your front (and sometimes even rear) windows, and having your side windows tinted (when legal) can go a LONG way toward keeping your interior as cool as possible when sitting parked in the sun for long periods of time

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Car will not start when inside interior gets extremly hot

Hi REast!

Does it turn over but not start and run, or does it not even turn over?

If it is the latter, there are some underdash electrical components that could be the problem.

The most likely problem is a fuse/relay box that is connected to a black wire with white stripe from the ignition switch on one post and a white wire with red stripe on the other that goes to either a neutral safety switch if automatic tranny, or clutch interlock switch if it is a manual tranny.

This is actually an automatically resetting circuit breaker, and it thermally (heat) activated, although the heat source is supposed to be a short length of resistance wire, not interior heat. If this is weak, or if it is exposed to extremely high temperatures, it will kill power to the starter.

Locate this device, and when you have this problem, jumper the two wires together and see if it will now start. If so, then that is the problem and replacement is called for.

Try that and let us know how it goes, and let me know if you have other questions or need further assistance.

Thanks and good luck!


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