Aircon Regas in Cardiff

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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Cardiff (80 found)
IN'n'OUT Autocentres Cardiff
612 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.2 / 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 are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

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SB Personal Ltd. T/A Cardiff MOT & Service Centre
119 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
3.5 / 5

HONEST AND RELIABLE MOT & SERVICE CENTRE

M.R.Car Sales
192 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.7 / 5

M.R Car Sales is your local garage that is run by a team of experienced and skilled car mechanics. We understand every aspect of vehicle repair, hence no job is too big or small for us. One of the most common reasons for our positive feedback is our free on-call consultation. Not every vehicle issue needs to be addressed at a garage. With years of experience, our car mechanics propose resolutions for minor vehicle trouble over a phone call.

Euro Testing Centre Ltd
461 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.6 / 5

We are a family owned garage in Cardiff, who is prides itself on the quality of work done. We have a four-ramp Garage and MOT Test centre able to help with MOTs and repairs to all makes of car or van in Unit 12 Clydesmuir Industrial Estate.

Unlike most Garages we look at the motorist as a client, not an unnecessary nuisance, our customer lounge is waiting for you with free coffee/Wifi.

Our commitment is to offer an unrivalled level of service coupled with dedication and excellence. We learn from listening to our customers and constantly changing how we do things to serve you better and more affordable.

City Service Centre
81 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.8 / 5

City Service Centre is a vehicle repair and servicing garage in the centre of Cardiff, we are conveniently located within walking distance to the city centre, with bus & train services near by. Our experienced staff have over thirty years of experience working with cars and vehicles. This expertise means that they can undertake a wide range of repair and servicing jobs with skill and speed.

The repair services that we offer include wheel balancing and alignment, engine diagnostics and battery servicing. We carry out on site MOT testing, and we can also arrange Class 7 & Motorcycle MOT testing if requested. We also offer a free initial consultation. We are your one stop shop, we cater for ALL of your motoring needs.

Automotive Cardiff Ltd
226 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business here at Automotive Cardiff which offers a more personal touch to repairing your vehicle. We understand how much we all rely on our cars and offer outstanding customer service when your vehicle is in our premises. Our master technician has over 20 years experience in the motor industry and is fully certified and insured.
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John Dolbear Tyre & Auto Services Ltd
13 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
3.0 / 5

John Dolbear Tyre and Auto Services 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 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute. In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind.

Town Garage.
58 Jobs Completed
Llantrisant
4.1 / 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 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
We are a independent family run business established in 1976.
We are proud members of CVTS & Good Garage Scheme.
We are based at old Town Llantrisant, situated just behind the Cross Keys Pub.
We have vast experience in most aspects of vehicle maintenance and repairs. We work on anything from a classic Ford Escort and Mini to modern vehicles and vans.
We have 2 MOT bays.
We have modern technology to be able to repair newest vehicle, reset service lights, diagnostics to traditional techniques that sometimes a old fashioned approach may be required.
Whatever your needs we hope that Town Garage of Llantrisant will be able to sort.

Promotive BMW MINI
7 Job Completed
Newport
4.0 / 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 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.

SWSS BMW and MINI
17 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

"SWSS BMW and MINI in Cardiff offer a full range of repairs for you BMW or MINI.
We carry out a full range of mechanical repairs including Servicing, MOT diagnostics and have fully trained BMW staff. We are up to date with the latest BMW / MINI diagnostic equipment and part of their network so we can keep BMW GB up to date with any Servicing repairs that will be carried out on your BMW.
We can offer a collection and delivery service within 10 mile radius or a courtesy lift into the city centre. We also have FREE Courtesy Vehicles available by appointment and conditions apply
Your vehicle will receive a small valet before your collection or being returned.
We are a genuine and caring company who value you and have been established since 2003.
Please feel free to pop down for a coffee and a chat before making any commitment or alternatively check our facebook reviews at SWSSMINI or SWSSBMW pages

BJ Potter & Sons T/A Potters South Wales Limited
2 Job Completed
Barry
5.0 / 5

B.J. Potter & Sons is based in Barry. We are a local indepentent garage that has been specialising in the repair and servicing of cars, vans and HGV vehicles since 2006

Hutchings Hyundai
3 Job Completed
PONTYPRIDD
5.0 / 5

Fifth generation family run business . Hyundai Franchised Dealer for the sale of new & pre-owned vehicles. All make servicing and repair. Hyundai diagnostics.

Motoring Centre
21 Jobs Completed
Caerphilly
4.9 / 5

The Motoring Centre has been established for over 35 years offering all our clients the very best advice and customer service. We have fully trained and experienced staff that are always on hand to explain any repairs that may be required, in easy to understand terms. Unlike most larger companies we will never undertake any work without your approval and agreeing the costs involved. In most cases we can undertake the work the same day without the need of a return visit. Our passion for cars extends to all makes and models including light commercials. We are confident that our pricing is competitive. We also carry and use our own computer systems to diagnose any faults with your car.

MOT's available for Cars, Vans up to 3.5 tonne, Minibuses up to 4 tonne & Motorbike's.

We are also part of the Trust My Garage scheme which is one of the oldest organisations in the UK which ensures outstanding customer service from it's members and that all members adhere to a strict code of practice.

Penarth Tyres
5 Jobs Completed
Penarth
5.0 / 5

When the opportunity arose for Tyre Specialist Chris Cronin to acquire a garage on Station Road, Penarth, it was something he couldn't turn down. Not only did the garage offer a place for him to exercise the experience he'd gained in the tyre industry over the last 10 years, it also fulfilled the need for an outlet solely providing and fitting tyres in Penarth.

In May 2014, Penarth Tyres was officially opened and a company logo relating to the English translation of Penarth (arth= bear and pen=head) was created.

Priding ourselves on our experience, friendliness and competitive prices, we guarantee you’ll be impressed with the service provided. As well as stocking a large amount of budget tyres and premium tyres such as Michelin, Dunlop, Continental and Falken, we are also able to accommodate run- flats, 4x4s and vans.

You could say Penarth Tyres is something of a paradox - whilst commited to the old fashioned values of honesty, quality and reliability, we also have invested in brand new state- of- the- art machines. With top of the range equipment, it means any size wheel and any service can be dealt with efficiently and to a high standard.

Although we do guarantee a quick and efficient service, if you're looking to drop off your car and pick it back up at a later time.. no problem! Located conveniently in Penarth town centre with ample parking and access to local shops, buses and Penarth train station, you're able to get on with your day car- free if needs be. Or if more suitable, we do offer a local collection and drop off service for no extra cost.

ATS Euromaster Cardiff
7 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
5.0 / 5

ATS Euromaster Cardiff is situated nearby the Newport high street and 5 minutes walk from the city centre. With an average of 13 years experience between our staff you can count on us for the best advice for your vehicle. Mark and our friendly team of experts aim to provide you with the best solution for your motoring needs at low cost prices and we are happy to answer any questions you may have. We promise not to carry out any unnecessary work, ever. We will keep you updated every step of the way so you are in the know, all the time. We also offer an extensive range of top quality tyres such Michelin, Pirelli, Avon, Dunlop, Goodyear and BF Goodrich. Whether its an MOT, servicing, brakes, exhausts or batteries and air-conditioning you are looking for, we are the one stop shop to cater to all of your requirements. We are open Monday to Friday 08.30 - 17.30 and Saturday 08.00 - 17.00.

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Aircon Regas in Cardiff
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. An air-conditioner 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'?

An air-con 'regas' or 'recharge' involves removing all refrigerants from your air-conditioning system and replacing with the precise quantity of fresh refridgerant. It is required if your air-con is no longer blowing as cold as it should, or isn't clearing up fogged windows.
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How much does Air-Con 'Regassing' cost?

A regas typically costs from £40 upwards, but almost always under £100.
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How can I prolong the life of my Air Conditioning?

Use it! Make sure to switch on your air-con 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?

Air-Con Regas '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.

Average rating for  Aircon Regas in Cardiff bookings

4.62

34 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Cardiff?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Cardiff
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£54.94
Audi£57.56
Ford£56.99

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 21/10/2019 and 19/01/2020.

Why do you need an Aircon Regas?

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.

What happens during an Aircon Regas?

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