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Is your heater not blowing cold air? Is your car damp, or are your windows steaming up? Don't worry - you need a Regas, and our Hackney Air-Con Specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Hackney (119 found)
Tyre World Trading Ltd
99 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

TYRE WORLD WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1992 TO PROVIDE MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE AND GREAT TYRE SERVICE IN LOCAL AREA. We do following services: 1. Tyre Replacement 2. Body

Family Car Service
47 Jobs Completed
Tottenham Hale
4.2 / 5

We are a Family Run Business, with 30 Years of Experience. We cover most if not all services but specialise in Timing chain replacements, Timing belt replacements and Cl

Car Lovers
473 Jobs Completed
Hackney
4.7 / 5

I would like to introduce myself and my company which is called Car Lovers and the name says it all. My name is fauzan also known by (soldier). I have been working in and

Hale Service Centre Ltd
190 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Hale Service Centre Ltd is a well-established garage based in London who offer all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT's. We specialise in G

Your Mobile Garage
236 Jobs Completed
Islington
4.7 / 5

Best mobile mechanic in London. Offering professional diagnostics, the best mechanical team, and bodywork along with many other services. WE PROMISE TO BEAT ANY GENUINE Q

Onur Prestige Motors
185 Jobs Completed
Leyton
3.8 / 5

Onur Prestige Motors are your local independent garage based in Leyton. We have been established since 2012 and is ran by a small close-knit team of 3 technicians, with

Best MOT
169 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
4.1 / 5

If you’re looking for a reliable car garage in Walthamstow, Greater London, look no further than Best MOTS, specialists in a wide range of garage services including Car S

RPM Auto Electrics
36 Jobs Completed
Stratford
4.4 / 5

R.P.M. Auto Electrics is a leading car specialist in Stratford offering a range of services related to car electrics. These services include servicing, repair and replace

Samet Auto Electrics
3 Jobs Completed
Hackney
3.7 / 5

Samet Auto Electrics

F&G Car Services Ltd
6 Jobs Completed
Holloway
5.0 / 5

"F&G car services ltd are an established family business based in North London, covering the Enfield, Westminster, Camden, Islington and Haringey areas. We offer a range

Motorhouse
3 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

"I am a mobile mechanic with many years experience. I run a service where I collect your car, do what is necessary and get the MOT done (normally same day). I have numero

Grosvenor Park Motors
Member since 21 April 2011
Walthamstow

"Independent Gargage that has been servicing the E17 and surrounding areas for over 20 years. We offer all Mechanical and Electrical Services, MOTs, Diagnostics,Tyres and

MEKANIKS
Member since 28 February 2017
London

MEKANIKS "LONDONS #1" provides a ONE STOP SHOP for all your car repair and maintenance needs. We offer market leading response times for our reactive service and a track

Dalston Auto Centre Ltd
Member since 05 May 2021
London

A local garage you can trust with the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete piece of mind. Customer focus:Our reputation everything.W

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Car air conditioning recharge in Hackney
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 Hackney bookings

5.00

19 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Hackney?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Hackney
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£72.99
Toyota£73.03
Volkswagen£71.87
Ford£66.92
Mercedes£78.55
Audi£69.04
BMW£70.50
Nissan£78.80
Renault£69.41
Peugeot£82.93
Citroen£66.16
MINI£62.61

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/09/2021 and 05/12/2021.

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