Servicing your cars AC System could be one of the most expensive and miss understood repairs you will ever have to preform. There are many things that are over looked when performing AC diagnostics and/or replace key components of you automobiles Air Condition system. Its very important when choosing a Auto Repair Center to preform your AC System testing and repairs that they are knowledgeable about your cars AC system. Some Air Condition Systems very a little by the components they use to achieve the job of keeping you cool on those hot summer days.
Here is a list of most of common AC parts:
- Engine Cooling Motors (or cooling fans)
- Blower Motors
- Blower Resistors
- Orfice Tube
- Expansion Valve
There are many other pieces to the AC puzzle that may need replacing or repairing.
Top FAQs about AC Systems and AC Repairs
- What type of oil should be used in my cars AC .
- Why is my Compressor noisy
- Why does my blower only work on High speed
- I hear my compressor rapidly clicking on and off
- Do I have to fix a small leak
- How much does it cost to have my AC tested or serviced
- Does stop leak work
- Do I need to have my AC Flushed when replacing my compressor
- There is water leaking in my floor board when I run my AC
- an you fix my AC today
- There are to many option to choose from to cover them all so, our best suggestion is to refer your under hood label or maybe look it up in a shop repair information list for your specific Year, Make and Model.
- There are several concerns that can lead to a noisy compressor. They are: over charged or excessive high side pressure, low oil level, damaged muffler assy, belts, pulleys, fans, low air flow across condenser, mounting brackets, miss-routed hoses ect…….
- Most of the time but not always this would be caused by a blower resistor or fan switch.
- Usually this is caused by low refrigerant charge, bad clutch cycling switch or a clucth relay
- First we most determined what is a small leak. It is normal to need your AC system serviced every few years, in that case the answer is no. In most cases if you would like to have cold air the answer is yes.
- AC performance test should run between $90 and $200
- It is our experience that they only cause more harm than they do good
- That would be a yes and no answer, it depends on why you are needing a new compressor
- The drain for you evaporator core is leaking
- In most cases same day repairs are possible