Regas your car aircon in Canvey Island

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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 Canvey Island Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Canvey Island (20 found)
Car-Nect Auto Group Ltd
55 Jobs Completed
Rayleigh
5.0 / 5

Car-Nect is proud to be part of the Bosch Car Service Network. We provide a friendly first class service at better prices with a national guarantee from Bosch. Whatever t

Inverness Garage
505 Jobs Completed
Westcliff-on-Sea
4.4 / 5

We are a family run business in its second generation. Inverness Garage opened in 1970 and are a large independent garage operating in the centre of town, close to bus ro

Formula One Autocentres - Rayleigh
270 Jobs Completed
Leigh On Sea
4.5 / 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

Essex Auto Group (Southend)
7 Job Completed
Westcliff on Sea
5.0 / 5

At Essex Auto Group Kia, we are passionate about cars, so all of our technicians are factory trained. They're fully prepared to make your needs, your car, and above all,

Prestigious Car Servicing
5 Jobs Completed
Canvey island
4.8 / 5

"Mercedes Benz mobile specialist, 12 years trained and qualified in Mercedes Benz car servicing, diagnostics and repairs. "

Torque-Tech Automotive
18 Jobs Completed
Island
4.8 / 5

We are your local garage on wheels covering all of Essex on all aspects of vehicle repairs and vehicle remapping

Southend Hyundai
5 Job Completed
WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
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

PHAYER MOTOR SERVICES
2 Job Completed
Rayleigh
5.0 / 5

Honest and reliable mechanic with over 13 years experience, Can do anything from a simple oil and filter change to a difficult clutch replacement. Based in Rayleigh brook

Jet Wheel Tyre - Pitsea
Member since 01 September 2017
Pitsea

Jet Wheel Tyre is a family run business selling a huge range of products and services for your car, including tyres, wheels, exhausts, brakes, accessories and repairs. We

Manor Service Centre
Member since 28 June 2011
South Benfleet

"Manor Service Centre is a local garage based in Benfleet, Essex. We offer a wide range of garage services for any make or model. Our services are carried out by highly q

Land Marque Automotive Ltd
Member since 28 June 2011
Benfleet

"Land Marque Automotive specialise in the supply of genuine parts for all Land Rover models and all other makes and models of vehicles. In addition to genuine parts suppl

AJN Mechanical Services Ltd
Member since 28 June 2011
Canvey Island

"For an excellent motor test centre in Benfleet, please look no further than AJN Mechanical Services. We are the premier MOT centre in Canvey Island, offering an honest,

RC Autos
Member since 19 November 2019
Benfleet

Mobile mechanic NVQ level 3 10year+ experience

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Regas your car aircon in Canvey Island
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 Canvey Island bookings

5.00

12 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Canvey Island?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Canvey Island
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£69.87
Nissan£69.44
Vauxhall£66.86
Mercedes£65.01
BMW£67.85
Volkswagen£66.59
Peugeot£67.76
Audi£70.42
Toyota£66.12
Renault£72.50
MINI£64.59
Citroen£69.11
Volvo£58.87

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.

  • 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