Cool it Down With Car Air Conditioning Repair Services
With summer upon us, driving a car without a functioning air conditioning system can be a terrible experience. It might not sound like a priority but is still an important thing to consider and should be a part of your car services.
Being proactive for car air conditioning repair and services would save you from any kind of A.C. failure on hot summer days. If the A.C. doesn't work in summer time then you would face a truly unpleasant time.
Since air conditioning check-up is not a part of the standard car service, you have to instruct your mechanic about it. It is advisable to get your car air conditioning checked before the peak summer time. If there are any chances of A.C. failure then it can be avoided or repaired in advance. Also, you must check whether you mechanic has a Refrigerant Handling Licence or not. By law the service providers of Automotive Air Conditioning Systems must have this licence.
Common services in car air conditioning repair includes the following:
- Examining valves and thermostats
- Inspection of refrigerant oil and system
- Checking condenser temperature
- Hoses and component inspection
- Air vent temperature check and more
Following are additional car air conditioning repair services:
- Radiator or condenser cleaning
- Receiver drier filter replacement
- drive belts and pulley checking
- Sanitising the system
In addition, there are certain aspects to keep in mind for healthy working of your car's air conditioning system. You should use the air conditioner in non summer months to ensure effective lubrication of compressor seals. Keep your car's ventilation system in 'flow through' mode while driving on open road. Car air A.C. system must be serviced at least once in two years.
To conclude, to avoid major car air conditioning repairs get it frequently checked by a licensed car mechanic. Also, use the system in winter months for demisting, get the system cleaned and get it serviced on periodic basis.
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