Car Air Conditioning

How often should you recharge your Air Conditioning?

Did you know that the air conditioning in your car can lose as much as 10% of its charge every year?

This can make it far less efficient, and more importantly, it may fail to keep you cool enough on a warm day! The system can also be used to demist your windscreen using the dry, hot air which it produces. If your unit is lacking a good charge, then this will take longer and require more power.

Car manufacturers recommend that your air conditioning system is recharged with gas and lubricant every 2 years. This does not come as part of your annual vehicle servicing. So, if your vehicle is older than 2 years, it is quite likely to be due an air conditioning recharge.

Having your air conditioning unit serviced will also help to keep the air fresh, eliminating any bacterial build-ups which can cause bad odours. Over two thirds of cars today are sold with air conditioning or climate control as a standard feature.

The Benefits

  • The key benefit to recharging your air conditioning is that you will be able to effectively keep yourself cool on warm days, but there are other benefits as well.
  • Having a fully charged unit means that it requires less time to cool down, effectively putting less strain on the engine and saving you fuel.

R134A gas is common in vehicles manufactured before 2014, vehicles with air conditioning manufactured since 1st January 2017 include the new R1234YF air con gas, at K&S Auto Services we have access to both so we have you covered.

K&S Auto Services are qualified air conditioning experts – we are able to re-gas and recharge your unit quickly and efficiently. Visit us today for MOT Tests, Car Servicing and Repairs in Willand, Cullompton, Tiverton and the surrounding areas.

Being a Servicesure Auto Centre means customers can be safe in the knowledge that K&S Auto Services have the required technical capability, knowledge and parts to carry out service and repairs to any manufacturer’s specification. So customers can expect the same level of service but with significant cost savings over main dealers, without invalidating a manufacturer’s warranty.

To find out more about our Car Air Conditioning in Willand, Cullompton, get in touch online or call us directly on 01884 822 857

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Devon
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