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Is your Car Air Conditioning cooling 100%?

Manufacturers recommend that your car should have a car air conditioning service every two years, which includes evacuating the refrigerant gas and replacing the lubricating oil, as well as carrying out a system leak test. Maintenance will save you money in the long run and guarantee you comfort in the summer months.

Over time the air conditioning gases in your car will escape from the AC or Climate Control system. This is because car air conditioning systems are designed to leak. Car engines vibrate, pipes move and the rubber rings expand and contract allowing leakage. This leakage can be caused when the air-con is not used during the winter months, thus allowing the small “O”ring seals to dry out resulting in a gradual deterioration in air-con performance. If this continues, eventually the system will not be able to function at all. Most problems of this type can be put right fairly easily by having a leak check of your system followed by a complete evacuation and refill of your refrigerant, often referred to as a “re-gas”.

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