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Please intimate if car can get fire while driving due to use of heater of the car.
By Paramdeep Singh 12 December 2009

If you are using the heater that comes with the car, that is, by turning a knob on the dashboard, most certainly you are in no danger of anything catching fire. In most cars, the heater is just an air vent that is routed somewhere around the engine block to gather the heat from the engine to warm up the air coming in. If you are plugging some other heater, for example, to the cigarette lighter and an invertor etc., you might be asking for trouble!

Answer by B S Kumar 12 December 2009
Expert`s comment:

In the cars provided with climate control, using of heater wont be harmful.There will be insulation and fuse circuit to prevent fire.

Answer by Shiva Shankar 12 December 2009
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