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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Greenford (235 found)
Universal Cars Ltd
578 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

Universal Cars Ltd has been in operation since 2015, carrying out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing, MOT’s and bodywork in our garage, with no

AM Autos London LTD
101 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.6 / 5

AM Autos London Ltd is synonymous with providing the care your vehicle deserves. We are known as a full-service auto maintenance and repair garage that has been serving L

4 Fab Wheels
933 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

4 Fab Wheels is a newly formed company based in the heart of Wembley. We own a very large garage which includes a tyre bay, an in-house car wash and valet bay and a bodys

Ruislip services
273 Jobs Completed
Ruislip
4.5 / 5

Ruislip services is a one stop shop for all your motoring needs. Starting from Tyres, diagnostics, servicing, MOT, Clutch, brakes, exhaust, batteries and many many more.

Bodytech West London LTD
26 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

iFit Motors
471 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.6 / 5

iFit Motors Ltd is providing professional vehicle repair services to the Greater London area. We are a full-service repair centre specialising in providing top-quality s

RHK MOT LTD
310 Jobs Completed
Southall
4.9 / 5

MOT Tester's and Technician's Professional Status: Registered IMI Member IMI Accreditation ATA Route / Level: Light Vehicle Inspection Technician ABC Award Class 3

AVS Ltd.
185 Jobs Completed
Harrow
4.1 / 5

We are a well established local Harrow garage, providing a wide range of garage services including Servicing, MOT's, Bodywork Repairs, Tyres, Brakes and Clutches to name

Ealing Tyres Servicing & MOT
219 Jobs Completed
Ealing
4.8 / 5

Ealing Tyres Servicing & MOT provides extensive automotive parts repairs including tyres, brakes, exhausts, MOT testing, car servicing and air conditioning recharge.

Motorfix Ltd Greenford
121 Jobs Completed
Greenford
5.0 / 5

We consider ourself to be a one stop shop for all your car and van requirements. Having been established since 2008 and taking great pride in our work, we are members of

One Stop Repairs
4 Jobs Completed
Harrow
5.0 / 5

22motors
38 Jobs Completed
Hounslow
4.2 / 5

We specialise in accident repair cars and body work

RK Autoworks Limited
10 Jobs Completed
Isleworth
5.0 / 5

We love what we do, which is to keep your vehicle in tip-top condition. Every team member at RK Autoworks Ltd is a certified tech who looks forward to servicing your eve

RSH Performance.
129 Jobs Completed
Perivale, Greenford
5.0 / 5

RSH Performancehave been established in the Ford sense for over 10 years and offer a huge range of services for all makes of vehicle’s, specialising in performance Fords

Sahibs Auto Electric
111 Jobs Completed
London
3.8 / 5

We are London's go to centre for MOT, Servicing, Alternators, Starter Motors and Car Diagnostics. We pride ourselves in Car Electrics and are well renowned for are specia

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Car air conditioning recharge in Greenford
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 Greenford bookings

4.67

64 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Greenford?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Greenford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£71.60
Ford£73.14
Volkswagen£73.88
Nissan£77.25
BMW£72.14
Mercedes£74.83
Toyota£73.45
Audi£74.34
Renault£73.00
Peugeot£74.24
Citroen£76.20
MINI£72.59
Volvo£74.43

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