Details for HOUSE ACCT NOT PAID - Ad from 2019-11-16

Click & Clack Talk Cars “The Tappet Brothers’’ By Ray Magliozzi New HoNda wHistles a differeNt kiNd of tuNe BY RAY MAGLIOZZI Dear Car Talk: is the pressure of the I have a 2017 Honda CR-V. refrigerant equalizing by passing through that valve. Whenever I return from It produces a soft whistling a long road trip (1-3 hours) sound while it equalizes. and my air conditioner has been running, I hear a Unless it’s really loud, or prolonged whistling sound whistling a funeral dirge, (for 1-2 minutes) after I turn I don’t think it’s anything worth worrying about, Jack. off the ignition. The sound is coming If you were to shut off from under the hood on the your air conditioner while passenger side. It sounds you were driving, the same like a compressor draining thing would happen. But air. I took my Honda in for that faint whistling noise servicing, but they could not would be drowned out by replicate the sound. It only the road noise, the engine and the argument you were occurs after long use. having with your wife about I want to get it taken care why you turned off the of, as I only have 5,000 miles left on my warranty. darned air conditioner. Find a reason to do something else when Yes, I suggest you stop you get home. Preferably hanging around your car something that doesn’t after you shut it off, Jack. require you to be in the When you run your air garage. conditioner, the compressor *** “pressurizes” your refrigerant. So, when you Got a question about arrive home after a long cars? Write to Ray in care drive, that refrigerant is of King Features, 628 under very high pressure. Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803, or email by visiting Once the air conditioner the Car Talk website at is shut off, which happens www.cartalk.com. when you shut off the *** engine, the refrigerant needs to return to normal (c) 2019 by Ray pressure.And it does that by Magliozzi and Doug passing through something Berman called an expansion valve. Distributed by King I think all you’re hearing Features Syndicate, Inc. Any suggestions? -- Jack