Car air conditioning recharge in Bishop's Stortford

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Is your heater not blowing cold air? Is your car damp, or are your windows steaming up? Don't worry - you need a Regas, and our Bishop's Stortford Air-Con Specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Bishop's Stortford (36 found)
Ev Tech and MOT LTD
135 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.8 / 5

We are EV Tech and MOT LTD, specialist in service and maintenance for all makes and models of vehicles. We are a DVSA approved MOT Station. We offer FREE Safety Inspec

KHN Services Ltd
144 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.7 / 5

We are recognised and approved by the AA, IMI, The Motor Ombudsmen Our friendly team here at KHN Services specialise in transmission and engine work. Our expertise and kn

AUTO MARYO CARS LTD
112 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.9 / 5

We professionally repair any problem your cars engine has. If something sounds off, then don’t wait, maybe you timing chain or camshaft is out of sync and it can cause se

Formula One Autocentres - Harlow
227 Jobs Completed
Harlow
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

RSR Porscha
156 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.9 / 5

Twenty one plus years in the automotive industry. Worked with UK Main Dealer's: BMW and Porsche. Worked in Canada also for a BMW Main Dealer in Toronto and a Porsche Mai

Stortford Performance Tyres - Team Protyre
118 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.7 / 5

Stortford Performance tyres is located just off the M11 motorway on the Raynham Close industrial estate. The centre is proud to have been a Platinum rated Pirelli Perform

All Klasse Autos
13 Job Completed
Bishops Stortford
5.0 / 5

All Klasse Autos was established in April 2010 by Alex Brant and Kelly Dawkins, who are fully manufacturer trained technicians with Mercedes Benz and VW Audi however we a

24hr Solutions Ltd
Member since 04 January 2021
Wareside

24hr Solutions Vehicle Repair and Recovery Division is based in Wareside Hertfordshire. We have a 6 bay workshop with facilities for cars, vans, trucks and busses.

Groves Autos Ltd
Member since 23 July 2014
Harlow

"WE ARE AN INDEPENDENT FAMILY RUN BUSINESS WITH OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE MOTOR TRADE. WE SPECIALISE IN HIGH QUALITY SERVICING, CARRIED OUT TO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFI

Gates of Bishop's Stortford
Member since 26 March 2015
Bishop's Stortford

Welcome to Gates Ford. We are a Ford main dealer based in Essex and Hertfordshire. As an Approved Ford Authorised Repairer, we’ve been established for over 95-yea

CMC Hyundai Harlow
Member since 13 May 2016
HARLOW

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

Hunsdon Garage
Member since 25 May 2011
Ware

"Hunsdon Garage are located in Hunsdon, Ware and offer a wide range of services to the surrounding area. Our services include; on-site petrol station, MOT testing, servic

C.L. Motors
Member since 25 May 2011
Ware

"C.L. Motors is a family run business which was established in 1982 offering a friendly and reliable service to the Bishops Stortford and surrounding area. We offer MOT p

Hills of Bishop's Stortford
Member since 29 June 2015
Bishops Stortford

Hills of Bishop’s Stortford after-sales team are fully committed to providing the best customer service from start to finish. Our service team has a wealth of experi

Sommerville Service
Member since 25 May 2011
Bishops Stortford

"Sommerville Service is an independent garage offering a wide range of services to the Bishops Stortford and surrounding area. We specialise in diesel vehicles, and can p

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Car air conditioning recharge in Bishop's Stortford
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 Bishop's Stortford bookings

2.00

2 reviews

How often does car air conditioning need recharging?

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.We work with a network of over 10,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive air conditioning regas deals for you.

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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