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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Bracknell (192 found)
M Tek
302 Jobs Completed
Maidenhead
5.0 / 5

Looking for a reliable, trustworthy mechanic ? Then you've come to the right place! Whether you need a service, diagnostic test, or your vehicle needs any type of repairs

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Reading
230 Jobs Completed
Reading
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

Delilahs Mobile Mechanics (RDC)
903 Jobs Completed
Finchampstead
4.9 / 5

Originally established in 2016 as Delilahs Mobile Mechanics. RDC Auto care has been the leading and award winning mobile repair service of South East England. There is n

SMS Motors
1573 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.6 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much

NK MOT LTD
146 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.8 / 5

At NK MOT Ltd we have experience in providing a comprehensive range of vehicle repairs and maintenance services as well as vehicle MOT tests to customers within the Readi

Formula One Autocentres - Reading
240 Jobs Completed
Reading
3.4 / 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

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Bracknell
80 Jobs Completed
Bracknell
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

Car Services in Reading
5 Jobs Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

Car Services in Reading is a car repair and maintenance company which came into existence in 2001. We wanted to change the perspective of customers towards car maintenanc

Bracknell Tyre & Battery - Team Protyre
100 Jobs Completed
Bracknell
3.8 / 5

Bracknell Tyre & Battery, team Protyre was originally opened in 1982 before becoming part of the Protyre network in 2009. Protyre Bracknell has been extensively refur

Whip Wizards
28 Jobs Completed
Maidenhead
3.3 / 5

At Whip Wizards we take pride in our work to ensure 100% customer satisfaction, with over 50 car and van spaces we can ensure to take care of all your vehicle needs. We s

Formula One Autocentres - Slough
292 Jobs Completed
Slough
2.9 / 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

Merityre Specialists Bagshot
4 Jobs Completed
Bagshot
5.0 / 5

Established in 1961, Merityre Specialists is one of the leading tyre retailers and fast-fit specialists. We have over 20 branches located across the Home Counties in Berk

Formula One Autocentres - Farnborough
345 Jobs Completed
Hawley Lane, Farnborough
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

Triple S MOT
96 Jobs Completed
Slough
5.0 / 5

Slough is one of the UK’s most prosperous and vibrant communities and falls in the Greater London Urban Area, just over 20 miles away from Central London. Triple S MOT Ce

Fox Garage Services Ltd
613 Jobs Completed
Camberley
4.8 / 5

We are a family business, approved as a Bosch Car Service Centre, also accredited with the AA and RAC. Our Technicians are IMI qualified and we only use 'original equi

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Car air conditioning recharge in Bracknell
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 Bracknell bookings

4.74

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How much does Aircon Regas cost in Bracknell?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Bracknell
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£66.75
Vauxhall£64.12
Volkswagen£64.57
Nissan£65.18
BMW£60.49
Audi£64.57
Renault£61.13
Toyota£62.25
Mercedes£67.90
Peugeot£62.38
MINI£61.27
Volvo£67.24
Citroen£60.98

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 24/07/2021 and 22/10/2021.

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