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Your Car’s Air Conditioning Button Symbols Explained

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The simple meanings of your car’s climate control system icons

Air conditioning climate control system symbols explained icon meaning car dashboard
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Do you understand your car’s climate control system, or do you just push buttons randomly until the air feels more comfortable? Properly running your vehicle’s air conditioning or heating system requires an understanding of the symbols on those dashboard buttons. If you’ve never read your car’s owner’s manual to learn them, here’s what those A/C symbols mean.

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