A vehicle AC compressor can create overheating of the vehicle engine. This can occur for a number of reasons, the most common of them being that the cooling system is faulty. If the compressor gets seized up then the fan belt may not be spinning freely, which in turn would affect the antifreeze and cooling system. The fan regulates and distributes the heat preserving the temperature in check. Ensure that the water pump is equally working effectively.
1 – Inspect the Coolant Level
Another reason could be that there is not enough coolant or anti-freeze in your radiator. To ensure that there is adequate coolant in the system it is vital to uncap the radiator when the engine is cool to inspect the fluid levels. A leak could be the reason for falling fluid levels.
2 – Inspect for Proper Air Circulation
If the vehicle over heats when driven at high speeds then there may be a block in the radiator or there may be insufficient air flow. Air circulation is required to keep the engine cool and anything stopping that can cause the vehicle to heat up. Changing the faulty parts, fixing the leak, and cleaning the radiator can help solve the problem. Aside from this there are various other technical reasons that a mechanic can assist you identify.