Regas your car aircon in Blackheath

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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 Blackheath Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Blackheath (211 found)
One Stop Auto Centre
145 Jobs Completed
Thamemead
3.6 / 5

"Established large workshop offering all general servicing and repairs. Also latest diagnostic equipment. Also offer tyre changing, general services and repairs on cars a

Andrews garage
451 Jobs Completed
LONDON
4.9 / 5

Established since 1974 Andrews Garage has been serving the local area for all its car related needs, such as, MOT'S, Servicing, Tyres, Bodywork (crash repairs), 3D 4 Whee

Tyre World Trading Ltd
305 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

TYRE WORLD WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1992 TO PROVIDE MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE AND GREAT TYRE SERVICE IN LOCAL AREA. We do following services: 1. Tyre Replacement 2. Body Wor

AM Repairs
764 Jobs Completed
Welling
4.8 / 5

Services,mot's and repairs to all makes and models. Free collection and delivery service from home or work around our local area in DA, SE and BR postcodes only and wit

Executive Motor Services
868 Jobs Completed
Camberwell
4.4 / 5

Executive Motor Services is a high quality establishment, offering car service to customers across South East London which was established over 30 years ago and specializ

Floodgate Auto Repair Centre
69 Jobs Completed
Charlton
4.0 / 5

If you're looking for a reliable Car Garage in London, look no further than Floodgate Auto Repair Centre, specialists in a wide range of garage services including car ser

Cleverley cars
80 Jobs Completed
London
4.4 / 5

I am a mobile mechanic, technician and remapper. I provide an evening service at your convenience for when you are home from work. I am based out of Elephant and Ca

BLENHEIM MOTORS LTD
127 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Looking for a reliable, trustworthy garage? Then you've come to the right place! Blenheim Motors Ltd is an independent company established in 2005 in London SE15. We ar

Eltham Test Centre
105 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

We are a family run workshop which has been established for over 30 years and prides itself on quality workmanship and fantastic customer service, utilising its team of h

HiQ Tyres & Autocare East Ham
240 Jobs Completed
East Ham
4.2 / 5

Every HiQ Centre in our network is driven to deliver 'fast fit you can be sure of' by taking the uncertainty and stress out of your fast fit car care experience. All of o

OMD AUTOS LTD
684 Jobs Completed
Camberwell
4.2 / 5

For excellent, professional service.... OMD AUTOS have a reputation throughout London for always delivering the very best care, repair, maintenance, MOT services. We are

Marcs Motor Mechanics
119 Jobs Completed
Welling
5.0 / 5

At Marc's Motor Mechanics, we offer a wide range of vehicle servicing, diagnostics, brakes, clutches, and repairs on all makes and models. With over 15 years' experience

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 Blackheath
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 Blackheath bookings

4.45

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How much does Aircon Regas cost in Blackheath?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Blackheath
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£69.85
Vauxhall£67.86
Nissan£75.39
Volkswagen£75.38
Mercedes£77.40
Toyota£71.20
BMW£69.39
Audi£73.92
Renault£77.38
Peugeot£74.73
Citroen£72.52
MINI£67.93
Volvo£75.65

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