Regas your car aircon in Spalding

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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 Spalding Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Spalding (16 found)
IN'n'OUT Autocentres Spalding
650 Jobs Completed
Spalding
4.3 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we a

We Care Auto Repair
2 Job Completed
Holbeach
4.0 / 5

20 years experience in service and repair, welding, mot repairs, remapping, diagnostics, clutches, timing belts and chains, suspension, brakes and steering. All work und

GF AUTO SERVICES
10 Jobs Completed
SPALDING
5.0 / 5

"We are a small garage just my son and myself. We offer a personal service and pride ourselves on having a honest approach.I was trained in the Royal Air Force where sta

Reeves Tyre Centre
1 Job Completed
Spalding
5.0 / 5

"Reeves Tyre Centre is a family run business with over 40 yrs experience serving the Spalding area.The workshop is based in the village of Gosberton which is ideally situ

jjdautorepairs
2 Jobs Completed
spalding
5.0 / 5

"local garage services offering repairs, mot's servicing offers a pick up and drop off service"

LRS Car & Light Commercial Specialists
Member since 04 December 2014
Boston

"We specialize in car and light commercial, we have been trading for 10 years, our technicians have vast experience in all different areas of vehicle maintenance. We do a

EMG Hyundai - Spalding
Member since 04 May 2016
SPALDING

EMG are a friendly multi franchised motor dealer based in St Johns Road in Spalding and have been for over 60 years, Hyundai franchise Holders for nearly 12 years and For

Halls Garage
Member since 09 August 2011
Bourne

"Halls Garage was established in 1945, and provides a range of garage services from MOTs to engine rebuilds and vehicle resprays. With fully qualified mechanics at hand,

J & M Auto services
Member since 09 December 2014
Spalding

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KDF Autos
Member since 04 September 2012
Boston

"Based in Sutterton we service, repair and provide M.O.T. preparation for all makes and models of cars. We sell all leading and budget brand tyres as well as batteries an

Fleet Road Garage
Member since 21 June 2013
Holbeach

Specialist in Mercedes, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, having all the latest diagnostic equipment to dealer level which ensure we give you the same level of service of the Main D

Lovells Auto Body Centre Spalding
Member since 20 April 2011
Spalding

"Lovells Auto Body Centre Spalding have everything you need to repair or restore damaged vehicles ranging from push bikes to light commercial vehicles. Offering a wide sp

Rental assist 24/7 (Spalding)
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Spalding

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Regas your car aircon in Spalding
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 Spalding bookings

3.13

8 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Spalding?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Spalding
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£72.51
Ford£69.57
Nissan£68.43
BMW£66.57
Audi£70.56
Citroen£66.18
Peugeot£69.58
Volkswagen£73.49
Renault£72.24
Mercedes£72.59
Toyota£65.79
MINI£65.79
Volvo£93.68

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/07/2022 and 01/10/2022.

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