Regas your car aircon in Barry

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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 Barry Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Barry (56 found)
IN'n'OUT Autocentres Cardiff
1457 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.3 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we a

Fairwater Garages
281 Jobs Completed
Fairwater
2.6 / 5

We are a family business with over 40 years experience in the motor trade. We believe in a totally transparent service and we regularly welcome customers into our worksh

Euro Testing Centre Ltd
1451 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.7 / 5

We are a family owned garage in Cardiff, who is prides itself on the quality of work done. We have a four-ramp Garage and MOT Test centre able to help with MOTs and repai

Windway Tyres Cardiff - Team Protyre (North Clive St)
151 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.3 / 5

Originally opened as Windway Tyre Services in 1965. Protyre Cardiff in North Clive Street is located close to the Cardiff City Stadium. The centre has over 6,000 tyres in

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Citroen - Cardiff
Jobs Completed
Cardiff
1.7 / 5

Accompanying our extensive range of offers on new and used vehicles are a wide selection of services that offer a cost-effective way of keeping your vehicle in its best p

Wessex Garages - Cardiff
7 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.5 / 5

Wessex Garages is an established Nissan specialist based in Bristol, Cardiff and Gloucester. We are passionate about what we do and provide friendly and helpful customer

Bathwick Tyres Cardiff - Team Protyre (Canton)
140 Jobs Completed
Canton
3.3 / 5

Protyre has a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and at Cardiff Canton Protyre we pride ourselves on the level of service we provide to our customers.

1st stop MOT cardiff ltd
307 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.8 / 5

1st stop MOT cardiff ltd is your local garage that is run by a team of experienced and skilled car mechanics. We understand every aspect of vehicle repair, hence no job

John Dolbear Tyre & Auto Services Ltd
67 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
3.1 / 5

John Dolbear Tyre and Auto Services are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent gar

Platinum Vehicle Services Cardiff Ltd.
35 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

Platinum Vehicle Services are one of the leading car maintenance specialists in South Wales. We provide excellent customer-focused service whilst ensuring a hands-on, re

Automotive Cardiff Ltd
233 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business here at Automotive Cardiff which offers a more personal touch to repairing your vehicle. We understand how much we all rely on our cars and

Penarth Tyres
5 Jobs Completed
Penarth
5.0 / 5

When the opportunity arose for Tyre Specialist Chris Cronin to acquire a garage on Station Road, Penarth, it was something he couldn't turn down. Not only did the garage

ATS Euromaster Cardiff
7 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

ATS Euromaster Cardiff is situated nearby the Newport high street and 5 minutes walk from the city centre. With an average of 13 years experience between our staff you ca

ATS Euromaster Cardiff Hadfield
7 Job Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

With an average of 13 years experience between our staff you can count on us for the best advice for your vehicle. Mark and our friendly team of experts aim to provide yo

Masons Auto Repairs
2 Job Completed
Cardiff
4.0 / 5

MASONS is a family run business established since 1981 based in central Cardiff. We Mot Service and Repair cars, vans, motorhomes and light commercial vehicles all makes

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Regas your car aircon in Barry
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 Barry bookings

4.57

53 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Barry?

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 Barry for Aircon Regas on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Barry
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£70.74
Nissan£62.52
Volkswagen£66.91
Renault£64.24
Mercedes£65.46
Vauxhall£67.09
Citroen£70.55
Audi£62.22
Peugeot£59.57
BMW£74.75
Toyota£61.91
MINI£62.05
Volvo£67.44

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 08/07/2022 and 06/10/2022.

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