[Vwdiesel] 2000 TDI a/c question - and a brief description

Val Christian val at mongo.mongobird.com
Fri Jun 4 15:44:17 PDT 2010

Turns to hot compressed gas, gets cooled by the condenser, then into liquid form.

Then high pressure liquid is passed through orifice, and the "mist" is evaporated in the evaporator, where the cooling action is.  It also expands there, and the LP gas goes to the compressor.

> Yes, I did forget to mention that the gas turns to liquid as it's compressed. Sorry.
> Thanks for mentioning that,
> Tony
> >  Maybe it's semantics but it's not a temp increase that causes the 
> >heat release and absorption capacity, it's change of state.  You 
> >compress a gas and it becomes liquid.  Compress it more and it'll go 
> >solid. When you have a change of state (solid, liquid, gas) you get 
> >a release or absorption of heat. 
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