Regas your car aircon in Aldershot

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Is your aircon not blowing cold air? Is your car damp, or are your windows steaming up? Don't worry - you most likely need a car aircon regas, and our Aldershot Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Aldershot (48 found)
Top Autos Aldershot
700 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
4.8 / 5

We are a newly formed, family owned, friendly garage based in Aldershot who take pride in offering our customers a very personalised service. We carry out all forms of m

G Force Tyres & Exhaust
159 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
4.1 / 5

Here at G Force Tyres we understand that time is a very important factor in todays busy schedules, so whether your at work, playing golf or enjoying a days shopping we ca

Blackwater Autoworks
508 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
4.7 / 5

Being in the trade since 2008, where we started in a small back street garage, we have learnt a lot. The Motor trade is a very saturated market with lots of vendors; from

Formula One Autocentres - Farnborough
432 Jobs Completed
Hawley Lane, Farnborough
3.6 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

West Heath Garage (Farnborough) Ltd
42 Jobs Completed
Farnborough
4.2 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

Swiftest Motors Ltd
235 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
3.7 / 5

Swiftest Motors of Aldershot are a friendly and honest independent garage dedicated to providing sensational service to you and your vehicle. We are here to build solid

Merityre Specialists Farnham
17 Jobs Completed
Farnham
2.7 / 5

Established in 1961, Merityre Specialists is one of the leading tyre retailers and fast-fit specialists. We have over 20 branches located across the Home Counties in Berk

Motion Werks
10 Jobs Completed
Guildford
5.0 / 5

Motion Werks are a local independent garage based in Guildford, Surrey. We are a small close-knit team of two technicians who have over 15 years of experience in the mot

Treadwell service centre
46 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
4.1 / 5

Treadwell service centre offer car servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles . We have the latest technology to help diagnose any fault your vehicle may have . We of

Autofix Motor Engineers and Air-Con Services
29 Jobs Completed
Church Crookham
5.0 / 5

My name is Oly and I started out my mechanical career with TVR back in the 90s, studying my apprenticeship with them for 2 years before moving on to an independent garage

WLE LTD
75 Jobs Completed
Farnborough
5.0 / 5

"We provide a car/commercial/marine/motorcycle/plant/agricultural service, + also a Mobile service based in Farnborough Hampshire.There are two vehicles in the fleet at t

Ash autos
101 Jobs Completed
aldershot
4.7 / 5

Cheap, friendly, quick, reliable, family run garage, mobile, servicing, MOTs, repairs, diagnostics, welding, custom fabrication. We can also come to you and we offer a co

Complete Mechanics
115 Jobs Completed
Ash
5.0 / 5

"Following the creation of Complete Mechanics we registered with 'Whocanfixmycar.com' also immediately, and as a result was voted Garage of the month for November. We bel

Drive Vauxhall Aldershot
2 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
4.5 / 5

At Drive Vauxhall Aldershot you can be sure that we will service and repair your vehicle using fully trained technicians and genuine parts. You can also take advantage o

T J Services of Fleet
12 Jobs Completed
Fleet
5.0 / 5

"We have over 25 years expericence in the Motor Trade. The garage is very family orientated and we pride ourselves on treating everyone equally, providing friendly, under

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Regas your car aircon in Aldershot
Frequently asked questions
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How does car Air Conditioning work?

Your air conditioning works in a similar way to your fridge. It uses 'refrigerant', which changes from a liquid to a gas at a relatively low temperature, in a series of coils. When it does, it absorbs heat. It blows air past these coils, cooling the air as it passes. Afterwards, this gas is converted back to a liquid, creating heat, but this heat is blown outside, rather than into, your car.

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What is an Air-Con 'Regas'?

The process involves removing all refrigerants from your air-conditioning system and replacing with the precise quantity of fresh refrigerant. It is required if the air is no longer blowing as cold as it should or isn't clearing up fogged windows.

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How can I prolong the life of my Air Conditioning?

Use it! Make sure to switch it on every few weeks in the winter/spring and let it run until the air is blowing really cold. This will mean it is more reliable in the summer.

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Can I regas Air-Conditioning myself?

‘Kits’ are available to inject fresh refrigerant into your system. However, they won't remove old refrigerant, impurities, moisture etc, nor will they check for leaks. Given the low cost of a professional re-gas, we would always recommend it.

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How often do you have to regas car air-conditioning?

Most vehicle manufacturers would recommend that the process should be carried out every 1-2 years.

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How to check air-con gas

There are a number of ways to check your aircon to see if it needs a regas. Look out for your AC running for a long time and never cooling your car, air coming out of vents not very cold, a hissing or bubbling noise and of course any leaks. These signs should push you towards booking in a regas.

Average rating for  Aircon Regas in Aldershot bookings

4.84

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How much does Aircon Regas cost in Aldershot?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Aircon Regas is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Aldershot for Aircon Regas on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Aldershot
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£64.87
Vauxhall£64.01
Volkswagen£67.35
Nissan£63.92
BMW£63.02
Peugeot£65.78
Mercedes£64.51
Audi£64.83
Citroen£62.67
Renault£64.90
Toyota£62.42
MINI£65.55
Volvo£62.54

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/07/2022 and 29/09/2022.

How often does car air conditioning need recharging?

Usually, you need your aircon re-gassed about every two years. This will allow the aircon system to run smoothly and probably save some fuel too.

The majority of modern cars have air conditioning fitted as standard as it is vital for making the ride in a car comfortable for passengers.

An air conditioning system works by using refrigerant gas to push air through several components in the aircon system and then into your car.

Whether its freezing cold or boiling hot, it’s your air conditioning which makes driving in such conditions bearable, so it’s important to look after the system!

Surprisingly, over 10% of air-con gas escapes through the system each year. This means that the power of the system drops significantly over time. However, your air conditioning will not be checked during an MOT or service which is why it’s important that you make an effort to have it checked specifically.

Car manufacturers recommend that cars should have their air con recharged (Regassed) every two years.

Even if your car is new it should be something that you have checked as your cars performance could be significantly affected.

This is because the engine will have to work harder to produce cold air if there is an issue with the air conditioning meaning more fuel will be required to make the system work.

If the system has not been recharged in two years, the drop in engine performance will be noticeable.

As soon as you realise a drop in the power of your air con you should take the vehicle in for repair. If there is an unpleasant smell being emitted, this is another sign that the air con needs looking at.

How does aircon regassing work?

The job of recharging air conditioning is not complex and will not take long.

The mechanic will carry out a leaks check on the air con system before the repair work, to ensure the job can be carried out without causing damage to the car.

As soon as this is complete, the technician will be able to recharge the system.

The mechanic carrying out the work will first remove old refrigerant from your car as well as the current gas and lubricant.

They will then replace it with new gas and lubricants.

The job will also typically include an entire system clean out which is carried out to remove any bacterial build up.

This is often the reason for a strange or unpleasant smell being emitted from the air conditioning which is why it is important to have this job completed every two years.

The whole process should take around 45 minutes as there are no new parts required for install.

The air conditioning in your car should be noticeably improved after a regas if you haven’t had one for over two years.

If you want to ensure your air conditioning stays in tip top condition, make sure to use it regularly as this the compressor will stay lubricated.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy, which is why we simplified the process.

  • Enter your car registration number
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You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in your area, before booking aircon regas online.

Gavin from Ross Motors explains an Aircon regas