Regas your car aircon in Beckenham

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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 Beckenham Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Beckenham (138 found)
Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD
1203 Jobs Completed
Lambeth
4.6 / 5

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD provide full garage services, car repairs, dealer level diagnostics, tyres, bodywork and MOT's. We are based in Streatham, south west London.

AMC
257 Jobs Completed
croydon
4.7 / 5

Here at AMC, we run an independent Mot Station, Garage and Tyre shop with 7 highly trained mechanics working 6 days a week 9:00 to 6:00 Monday to Saturday to provide a qu

Ancaster - Nissan
24 Jobs Completed
South Croydon
4.0 / 5

Since our first site opened in 1949, we have grown into one of the largest private motor groups in the South East, representing six brands across sixteen sales locations

EMG Eurorepar Croydon
57 Jobs Completed
Croydon
2.3 / 5

EMG Eurorepar is an all makes repairer based in Croydon, South London. The business operates from premises across the road from our Citroen and Peugeot authorised repaire

Strand Motor Company Ltd
660 Jobs Completed
West Croydon
3.8 / 5

At Strand Motor Company, we are a Specialist Vehicle aftersales centre and offer car repairs in Croydon and further afield such as Thornton Heath, Wallington, Mitcham and

MC Autos
671 Jobs Completed
CROYDON
4.8 / 5

MC Autos offers car repairs & maintenance in Croydon (near Ikea). Not only do we offer mechanical car repairs, servicing etc. we also offer computer diagnostics, auto

iAutoUK (Croydon)
266 Jobs Completed
Croydon
3.8 / 5

The iAutoUK brand is an award winning independent car service & repair specialist. In 2012 and 2013 iAutoUK was voted Regional Garage of the Year and one of the UKs T

P-Autos Ltd
25 Jobs Completed
Thornton Heath
5.0 / 5

At P-Autos we offer service you can trust and rely on, our garage consists of fully qualified Mercedes-Benz technicians who have the specialist knowledge to get your car

W J King Hyundai
4 Job Completed
BROMLEY
5.0 / 5

As an established Hyundai dealer, we're proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake o

ELMSIDE GARAGE LTD
9 Job Completed
beckenham
5.0 / 5

Customer service is very important to us and we pride ourselves on keeping our customers happy by offering a helpful friendly service and answering all of your questions

D&S Auto Solution
31 Jobs Completed
South Norwood
4.6 / 5

We are based in south norwood providing a friendly professional service to all our customers. We carry out Mot testing, servicing , repairs and diagnostics on makes of c

Carlautos Mobile Mechanic
3 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Hi, my name is Carlos and I operate out of a fully equipped mobile workshop van using the latest tools and equipment, meaning that I come and carry out works at your loca

Kirby Auto Services
7 Job Completed
Lewisham
5.0 / 5

Kirby Autos is a long established, independant business with a goodreputation throughout the local community. We offer a wide range of services to all makes of cars, ligh

Bromley Kia
10 Job Completed
Beckenham
5.0 / 5

The Chinese Garage Sales Service and Parts for Kia Cars mot''s and servicing all makes Tyres Family owned in the Beckenham area the unique building is home to the service

Brockley Auto & Tyres
12 Jobs Completed
Lewisham
4.2 / 5

Brockley Auto & Tyres are your One Stop shop for everything automotive! With over 25 years in the business, our family run garage offers tailor made solutions for al

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Regas your car aircon in Beckenham
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 Beckenham bookings

4.53

43 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Beckenham?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Beckenham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£70.75
Vauxhall£68.54
Nissan£76.37
Volkswagen£75.94
Mercedes£78.36
Toyota£71.99
BMW£69.75
Audi£74.48
Renault£77.73
Peugeot£75.68
Citroen£73.32
MINI£68.30
Volvo£75.94

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/06/2022 and 27/09/2022.

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.

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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