Regas your car aircon in Stockport

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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 Stockport Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Stockport (276 found)
S and J REPAIRS
315 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.5 / 5

We are a family friendly company which was established in 2014 we specialise in service work, MOTs and clutches. We will undertake any work what is required.

BHP Mobile Tuning & Repairs
1149 Jobs Completed
Sale
4.6 / 5

Welcome to BHP Tuning & Repairs BHP Tuning and repairs is the only number you will need for any of your vehicle needs. We offer All vehicle repairs to all makes

Culand Street motors limited.
78 Jobs Completed
West Gortorn
5.0 / 5

We are an established Family run company that has been trading for over 46 years At Culand Street Motors we offer a complete range of car services, including; tyres, M

Taw Garage (Manchester) LTD
447 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.8 / 5

Taw Garage Limited is a Family owed business which has been established for over 38 years, we are also an RAC Approved Garage that carries out all aspects of vehicle repa

Car M.D. (Mossley) LTD
186 Jobs Completed
Mossley
4.9 / 5

Car M.D. (Mossley) LTD in Mossley.

DS AUTO
2031 Jobs Completed
Stretford
4.2 / 5

DS AUTO, is a family run business, based in Stretford and we cover all Manchester and the surrounding areas for Recovery, Breakdown and Garage service. We work alongsi

Total Fix Service Ltd
755 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.8 / 5

We are a team of professionals specialized in the auto repairs,engine reconditioning,maintenance and service of all diesel and petrol engines. Our team is fast,reliable

Birdhall Lane Service Station
168 Jobs Completed
Stockport
5.0 / 5

Stockport's fasted growing Independent Garage. We are a friendly garage here at Birdhall Lane and have been operating in the Industry for over 40 Years. We strive to pro

Mr Tyre Ltd - Ashton-under-Lyne
324 Jobs Completed
Ashton-under-Lyne
4.8 / 5

Whether you’re in need of tyres, MOTs or car servicing, throughout Central England you can rely on Mr Tyre to meet all your needs. Since 1971, we’ve been the premier car

Autotech Cheshire Ltd
215 Jobs Completed
Pott Shrigley
4.6 / 5

We are a local independant workshop specialising in the sales service and repair of all german marques and 4X4 vehicles inc Landrover/Rangerover.

Direct Tyres Stockport - Team Protyre
365 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.4 / 5

Offering vehicle tyres from many manufacturers including Pirelli, Michelin, Bridgestone, GT Radial, Goodyear, Hankook and Falken with same day fitting available on a sele

Euro Testing Station
243 Jobs Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

MPS AUTOS LTD
20 Job Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

We specialize in diagnosing those hard to find problems. We are specialized in Electric and Hybrid cars. We handle all makes and models and specialise in all car b

Sandy Lane Service Station Ltd
332 Jobs Completed
Stockport
3.8 / 5

Established in 1986, a family run business in the heart of South Reddish. We have built our reputation through providing a quality service and will always go that extra m

S Garages Ltd
347 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.3 / 5

S Garages Ltd is a local vehicle servicing and repair centre serving customers in Sharston Industrial Estate for the past 13 years. If your van or car needs services or e

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Regas your car aircon in Stockport
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 Stockport bookings

4.60

177 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Stockport?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Stockport
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Peugeot£61.17
Mercedes£69.60
Ford£66.03
Vauxhall£66.57
Nissan£62.00
Volkswagen£59.33
Audi£65.75
Toyota£58.73
BMW£57.67
MINI£57.70

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2022 and 02/12/2022.

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