Regas your car aircon in Kensington

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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 Kensington Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Kensington (87 found)
London Motor Sports Ltd
1430 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

London Motor Sports professional garage with great experience in the car industry, based in White-City London W127AH. Our main focus has always been to deliver best qu

Beekay Motors AF
123 Jobs Completed
London
4.2 / 5

We are light motor vehicle engineers with a wide range of diagnostic equipment. all work estimates free. we also carry out on Saturday mornings a free lights, levels and

Smith and Hunter MOT Centre and Bodywork
236 Jobs Completed
London
3.9 / 5

Smith and Hunter, Kensington and Chelsea car repair and servicing garage in London is proud to be one of London's oldest fully equipped car repair garages. We offer full

Central Car Care Ltd
100 Jobs Completed
Kensington
4.8 / 5

"Central Car Care Ltd is well established in Kensington SW7. A family run business who have been operating since 1978 with a genuine interest in quality, honesty and cust

Sloane Services
144 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

If you are looking for a garage that provides highly experienced mechanics that you can trust, then give us a call. Established in 1977, our family run business has a sup

The Garage West London
29 Jobs Completed
West Kensington
5.0 / 5

We have a 12 ramp Garage/Showroom and MOT Test Centre able to help with MOTs and repairs to all makes of Car or Van and Bikes/Scooters. Established in 2002 in Bramber Roa

Vale car centre
5 Jobs Completed
london
5.0 / 5

We car mechanic and body work we fix almost all type of cars mot diagnos cars pick up and drop off service is also avilable

M AND G Autos Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Battersea
4.5 / 5

M and G Autos is an MOT testing centre that also provides a general repair and garage service .They have been servicing the SW London area for over 20 years delivering a

GCAP Performance
14 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

"GCAP Performance is a performance car specialists based in Notting Hill, West London. A family ran business, Gary, the owner, comes from a family with a combined 90

RR London
9 Jobs Completed
Battersea
5.0 / 5

"We are a Land Rover/Range Rover specialist who pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service at a reasonable rate. We like to take a personal approach with all of ou

AMA Motors Ltd
6 Job Completed
Shepherd's Bush
5.0 / 5

"Hi, my name is Javed i have been trading here for 15 years we are MOT station our self and service site , with body workshop with oven, and with full diagnostics experie

Felgate Motor Company Ltd
Member since 23 September 2016
London

As a vehicle owner, you can take your car to any licensed garage for servicing. It is the responsibility of the engineers working on your vehicle to ensure that your car

Inchcape (Battersea - OTSO)
Member since 29 June 2015
Battersea

Inchcape offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and y

PMMOTORS
Member since 01 February 2015
east acton

I am a mobile mechanic and have been for last 23 years. I am also a mot tester.I can come to your place of work or home.

Chelsea Bridge Autocentre
Member since 10 July 2014
London

We have been established in the Motor industry for the last 20 years as Tyre specialist. Due to our love of motor vehicles we setup a garage 5 years ago just round the co

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Regas your car aircon in Kensington
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 Kensington bookings

5.00

11 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Kensington?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Kensington
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£71.46
Vauxhall£68.42
Nissan£75.09
Volkswagen£73.51
Mercedes£78.09
BMW£69.57
Toyota£71.74
Audi£71.38
Peugeot£73.94
Renault£76.19
Citroen£72.10
MINI£66.73
Volvo£72.28

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 08/07/2022 and 06/10/2022.

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