Regas your car aircon in Ringwood

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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 Ringwood Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Ringwood (13 found)
Bransgore Service Centre
18 Jobs Completed
Bransgore
5.0 / 5

RJB Vehicle Logistics
8 Job Completed
Wimbourne
5.0 / 5

Sopley Garage
130 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.9 / 5

Sopley Garage is a well established business located in Sopley on the main road between Christchurch and Ringwood. We cover all areas of mechanical car repairs, car servi

Bathwick Tyres Ferndown - Team Protyre
65 Jobs Completed
West Moors
4.4 / 5

Bathwick Tyres Ferndown - Team Protyre, joined the Protyre network in 2018 and have an extensive range of tyres, batteries, alloy wheels and exhausts. We fit car, van and

Autocare 365 Ringwood
159 Jobs Completed
ringwood
4.9 / 5

Autocare 365 now has a new branch near ringwood a friendly garage that really does care about looking after your car we cater for most services including servicing, cambe

Automotive Vehicle Service Ltd
Member since 07 September 2011
Verwood

"Andy Cox welcomes you to their family business at Automotive Vehicle Services Ltd ,Verwood's complete motoring centre. Our premises consists of two units. Two for genera

DLH CARS AND COMMERCIALS
Member since 10 November 2019
Wimborne

WE ARE A FAMILY RUN BUSINESS AND HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED OVER 40 YEARS. WE ARE LOCATED IN WIMBORNE WOOLSBRIDGE IND EST. OUR AIM IS TO SATISFY EVERY CUSTOMER AND GIVE THEM

HDM Autos
Member since 24 May 2017
Ringwood

HDM Autos Ltd is a long established car repair garage, servicing all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles, MOT class 4 and 7, free local collection and delivery. O

Millsteam Motor Company
Member since 16 May 2011
Ringwood

"Millstream is a family run business, established in 1987. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with an honest and reliable service, taking time to ensure that w

Verwood MOT Centre Ltd
Member since 16 May 2011
Verwood

"Verwood MOT Centre is an independent garage and MOT station that has been established for over 15 years. We MOT cars, vans, light commercial vehicles and minibuses. (Cl

LPA
Member since 02 February 2016
Verwood

We Are A Small Liquid Wrapping Business Using Genuine Plastidip To Provide Customers With A Cost Effective Exterior Coating.

Triton Motor Services Ltd
Member since 13 May 2011
Christchurch

"Triton Motor Services was founded by Jon Trite in the early 1990's. In 1999, the company moved to its existing premises next to Bournemouth International Airport. Using

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Regas your car aircon in Ringwood
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 Ringwood bookings

4.33

6 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Ringwood?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Ringwood
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£64.22
Ford£63.82
Nissan£63.84
Volkswagen£64.95
Peugeot£66.68
Citroen£66.00
Mercedes£62.39
BMW£60.48
Toyota£60.98
Renault£62.12
Audi£62.09
MINI£61.47
Volvo£64.14

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