Recharging of your air conditioning system is not included as part of a routine car service, so it can often be easily overlooked. If you have owned your car for more than 2 years or if you have purchased a second hand car that is more than 2 years old, it is more than likely due to have a recharging or re-gas. Our recharging of your air conditioning system service ensures that your air conditioning system is working effectively and efficiently by testing the gas pressure to see if the gas levels have dropped. A drop in gas pressure will typically result in the loss of cooling efficiency, some people don't know that this will also will make your engine work harder and in turn use considerably more fuel.
An effectively working Air conditioning system will not only keep you cool in the summer months, it will also warm up your car faster in the colder months too, and due to it's dehumidifying properties, when operating optimally, your air conditioning system will also De-mist your windscreen quicker and more effectively in cold weather. So, it does make sense to book an Air Conditioning Re-Gas now! As standard we will take a temperature reading from your air conditioning system. We will remove all the old refrigerant gas, oil and dye. The whole system will then be cleaned and we will remove any moisture that has accumulated within. Once the system has been thoroughly cleaned our we will inject new oil, dye and refrigerant gas to the Air conditioning System, after this we will take a temperature reading again to ensure that the re-gas has made a difference to the cold air temperature.
This process will ensure that your air conditioning system is working to its full potential. If, however our technicians find that the Re-Gas has had no impact on the air conditioning temperature then you will not be charged for this service.