Regas your car aircon in Blantyre

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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 Blantyre Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Blantyre (57 found)
Drive Motors
458 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.9 / 5

Drive Motors is an independent garage based in Blantyre, Glasgow specialising in motor repairs, servicing, mechanical work, body work, MOT's and car diagnostics. Not only

Auto Solutions East LTD
2087 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
4.8 / 5

AUTO SOLUTIONS EK Ltd is a family run garage which has been trading for over 25 years Based in East Kilbride, we are a well established and reputable company in the loca

Evans Halshaw Ford - Motherwell
Jobs Completed
Motherwell
1.4 / 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

CRD Automotive
142 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.4 / 5

We build on our success delivering the best prices in mots servicing and repairs. Being a family run business we offer a personal service to each of our clients and provi

Righead Limited T/A VRS
26 Jobs Completed
Bellshill
5.0 / 5

Local garage offering personal service and quick turn around of vehicles. Excellent facilities and waiting area for customers with vending machine and tea and coffee afte

MVR Scotland Servicing & Repairs
55 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
4.8 / 5

We are a based in East Kilbride and have been established for over 10 years! We are a 5 star rated garage and we believe in offering great service, honesty and clarity at

Autelli Garage Services
35 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

Autelli Garage Services have were established in 2012 and are a small family owned and run company. offering all types of mechanical repairs and servicing to all makes an

Falconer Auto Repairs Ltd.
1 Job Completed
Hamilton
5.0 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

B&C service centre ltd
29 Jobs Completed
Motherwell
4.9 / 5

We do m.o.t servicing tyres any mechanical work bodywork ,insurance claims breakdown.

786 Autos
4 Job Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

786 Autos is owned by Raz, a former Nissan master technician. The company was first formed in 2011 and has gone from strength to strength over the years. Ran by a team

Lanarkshire Motorist Centre
20 Jobs Completed
Bellshill
5.0 / 5

Here at Motorist Centre we are a family run independent garage, who can also offer you a mobile service as well. If we can't fix the vehicle on site then we will transpo

B&B Autocare Ltd
3 Job Completed
High Blantyre,
5.0 / 5

"Based in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, B & B Autocare Ltd are ideally located for providing quality garage services for motorists in East Kilbride, Hamilton, Motherwell a

Orbiston Street Car Sales
1 Job Completed
Motherwell
5.0 / 5

We are a small friendly garage with all jobs done to a high standard we do everything to do with repairs to your car we have special deals e.g mot and service for -ú89.00

Lanarkshire Recovery Service
53 Jobs Completed
Hamilton
4.8 / 5

We are a completely mobile servicing and repair company offering most service that a garage can but at a time and location that suits you and at a price that is very comp

Arnold Clark (Mount Vernon)
2 Job Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

Arnold Clark Mount Vernon offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to

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Regas your car aircon in Blantyre
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 Blantyre bookings

4.23

31 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Blantyre?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Blantyre
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£78.92
Vauxhall£68.57
Audi£71.79
Volkswagen£69.69
BMW£66.11
Renault£73.13
Nissan£72.96
Mercedes£72.04
Peugeot£79.20
MINI£62.59
Toyota£74.66
Citroen£65.80
Volvo£69.99

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 09/07/2022 and 07/10/2022.

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
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

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