Regas your car aircon in Havant

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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 Havant Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Havant (45 found)
AR AUTOS - HAVANT
18 Jobs Completed
Havant
5.0 / 5

A. R. Autos - Havant is a local independent vehicle workshop based in Bedhampton, Havant. With a combined 30 years experience in franchised dealerships and reaching va

Smith and Co Vehicle Mechanics LTD
126 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
5.0 / 5

We are a family run garage and work on all makes and models of vehicles, we offer a very personal service to every customer and pride ourselves on full transparency with

RAD Auto Services Ltd
324 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
4.9 / 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

Tyre and Auto Havant - Team Protyre
59 Jobs Completed
Havant
4.9 / 5

Ian and the team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre known as Tyre and Auto Havant joined the Protyre network in 2016. The

Protyre Portsmouth
189 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
4.3 / 5

Jamie and his team provide a complete range of services for the motorist and motorcycle rider offering MOTs for car, van and 4x4 the centre also undertakes motorcycle MOT

Elite Garages Portsmouth
82 Jobs Completed
Hampshire
4.8 / 5

Elite Garages are one of the South’s leading independent tyre, MOT and car service operators with a turnover in excess of £53 million and around 240 employees. Elite

Tyre and Auto Emsworth - Team Protyre
80 Jobs Completed
Emsworth
3.4 / 5

Daniel and the team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre known as Tyre and Auto Havant joined the Protyre network in 2016. T

Smile Servicing & Repairs
736 Jobs Completed
Hilsea
4.9 / 5

10 good reasons to choose Smile servicing & repairs 1. All makes servicing & repairs to cars and light vans including Electrical and Hybrid vehicles 2. Courte

Collison Motoring Services Ltd
90 Jobs Completed
Cowplain, Waterlooville
4.3 / 5

"From its beginnings, Collison Motoring Services has worked to develop an unrivalled reputation for customer care and attention to detail. Offering the very best to Water

Tyre and Auto Hayling - Team Protyre
15 Job Completed
Hayling Island
5.0 / 5

Carl and the team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre known as Tyre and Auto Hayling joined the Protyre network in 2016. Th

Westfields Auto Centre
346 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
4.7 / 5

As a Shell appointed garage we are a trustworthy and independent garage. Offering comprehensive range of services for all vehicle makes and models. We are audited to defi

Triangle Cars
114 Jobs Completed
Havant
4.6 / 5

Welcome to Triangle Car Havant's 1st choice Tyre Centre and Auto Repair Workshop for private and corporate customers, providing an affordable quality service you can trus

AS Motor Services Mobile Mechanic
14 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
5.0 / 5

I am a mobile mechanic with 12 years experience, fully qualified and hold an MOT testers licence. All mechanical repairs undertaken on any make/model of car, includin

Fratton Bridge Garage
17 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
4.7 / 5

Fratton Bridge Garage is an independent family run business located in the heart of Portsmouth. Established in 1990, we have an excellent reputation, a loyal client base

A & J Lawrence
23 Jobs Completed
Cosham
4.6 / 5

A & J Lawrence is a family run business. It was set up in 1988 by two brothers, Tony and Jon Lawrence. Since then we have expanded to the company we are today, with 5

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Regas your car aircon in Havant
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 Havant bookings

4.69

35 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Havant?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Havant
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£62.34
Nissan£64.19
Vauxhall£62.92
Volkswagen£61.91
Audi£61.20
BMW£64.72
Citroen£68.32
Toyota£60.10
Peugeot£62.69
Renault£60.49
Mercedes£60.19
MINI£60.22
Volvo£60.57

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.

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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