Even though the summer season has ended and the cool fall weather is being ushered in, it is still important to keep your car maintenance up-to-date. One area of car care that tends to go under the radar during the fall months is an automobile’s air conditioning repair. Although you may not need to blast the air conditioner at a full speed, the AC is needed to help heat your car and clear any fogging that occurs on your window screens.
Automobile air conditioning systems are complex and often require help from a reputable service and repair center. Air conditioning systems include control system, vacuum lines and the refrigerant system. Although there can be multiple reasons as to why the air conditioning does not work anymore, the most common reason is because the interior of the automobile will not cool to a comfortable temperature.
Because the air conditioning system is complex, it is important to take it to a specialist. Automobile repair specialist can diagnose the problem through a series of checks that they perform. While some problems can be easy to fix, others can be more complex to find and resolve. Auto service and repair centers use special equipment including dyes to check for air conditioning leaks which can be hard to find because they are virtually invisible. Other tests administered by automobile professionals include checking the condenser, compressor and the cabin filters.
Many people tend to forgo air condition repair because it can have a very high overcharge. It is quite common for air conditioning repair bills to total up to nearly $1000. When considering repairing your car’s AC, it is vital to get quotes from several repair shops rather than settling on the first estimate you receive.
To ensure that your air conditioning is functioning properly run it every two and a half week for a few minutes. Check that your system sends cool air and warm air. If your air conditioner is giving you trouble drive over to B&B Automotives, we will be happy to help you get a cool deal on your car repair.