The compressor plays an integral role and the system cannot function without it. It’s main function is to create the appropriate amount of pressure on the refrigerant gas for it to activate it’s heat-transfer attributes and in turn changes the temperature.
This allows us to stay nice and cool in hotter weather and to maintain a clear windshield during those colder times in the year.
The compressor is propelled by the engine and driven by a pulley and drive belt.
The following components make up the compressor;