If you live in a city/town that is known for its hot climate, then sometimes the air conditioner in your car just isn’t enough on those long drives. If you need a little extra help circulating the air a car fan accessory can certainly help. What’s great is that you can purchase them for the front and back seat so that everyone enjoys the air. The following are some useful tips regarding car fan accessories:

  • There are a variety of fans you can purchase for your vehicle that can be plugged into your car lighter. Some of these are oscillating while others are stationary. If your vehicle is on the larger side, an oscillating fan will do a much better job moving the air around as it can reach the back of the car that way.

  • Look for a 12 volt fan that is specifically built for cars. This means it is safe to plug into the vehicle, and you won’t risk damaging any of the electrical components. In addition, you will want something lightweight and relatively compact, so it doesn’t interfere with your ability to see out the windows.

  • There are a variety of ways these fans can be mounted, so consider where you want to position it in the car before you start shopping. If you want to be able to move it around, then you need to think about the mounting system even more. The fans can be found in a wide range of prices, and tend to be quite affordable.

Sometimes your air conditioning system in your car just isn’t enough. Purchasing a separate car fan can help move around the air and keep everyone comfortable.

This article originally appeared on YourMechanic.com as How to Buy a Good Quality Car Fan and was authored by Valerie Johnston.


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