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Aircon Regas in Thatcham

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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Thatcham (34 found)
Ignition Motorsport
43 Jobs Completed
Turnpike Road
4.1 / 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 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.

In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind. We cover Newbury and surrounding areas and also offer courtesy cars and a free collection and delivery service.

Pinewood Garage Ltd
15 Jobs Completed
Thatcham
4.8 / 5

We are a limited company garage based in Thatcham, Berkshire. Our garage of fully trained technicians with over 30 years of experience is highly equipped, enabling us to offer a comprehensive range of servicing and repairs for all makes and models of vehicle. We pride ourselves on our workmanship, delivering an outstanding level of customer service and providing value for money to our customers. When bringing your car to us, you can be sure to be receive knowledgeable, honest and friendly advice along with a prompt and high standard of service.

Autosolutions
20 Jobs Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

Autosolutions established in 1999 by Mike Butler, a former Peugeot factory trained Master Technician with now over 30 years’ experience. Our extensive Peugeot background and knowledge enables us to be classed as a Peugeot Specialist, however, all makes and models are easily catered for and always welcome.

We can offer servicing, repairs, major mechanical unit work, tyres, brakes, exhausts, clutches, fault diagnosis, aircon servicing and MOT tests on all makes and models. Our team is committed to delivering a high level of workmanship and customer service that our various customer reviews are testimony to.

We are a Good Garage Scheme member, AA certified and an Epyx 1Link service/repair/maintenance network member to cater for all leasing companies and fleet bookings.

Our workshop is based in Newbury, Berkshire and is situated close to major commuter routes A4, M4 and A34. Newbury railway station and the town centre are within a 15-minute walk and a taxi is only ever a few minutes away, but should you require a courtesy car, we have two available (subject to availability and age restriction).

We look forward to welcoming you as a customer in the near future and are always happy to help with motoring advice or any technical queries that you may have - just call us.

Berkshire Garage Limited
42 Jobs Completed
NEWBURY
5.0 / 5

Here at Berkshire Garage we have been servicing and repairing all makes and models of cars in Berkshire for many years.
We offer a polite and friendly service at competitive rates.

At Berkshire Garage we understand that your car is extremely important to you, so we always aim to service and repair your vehicle to the highest of standards… every time!

Our staff are fully qualified to tackle any repair your vehicle is needing.

We are situated in the heart of Newbury Berkshire, just off Hambridge Lane.

We also provide a free local pick up and delivery service for all your needs.

Car Deal Garage Services
21 Jobs Completed
WOOLHAMPTON
4.8 / 5

We are well established business , with excellent background
specialising in automotive repairs , diagnostics and electrical repairs.
Few things we do -
Servicing
Suspension repairs
MOT's
Exhausts
Tyres
Wheel alignment
Air conditioning
Engine repairs & rebuilding
Recovery
And many more
No job is too big or too small for us.

ATS Euromaster Thatcham
3 Job Completed
Thatcham
5.0 / 5

"At ATS Euromaster Thatcham, we pride our expert technicians on being honest and easy to do business with. Here, our friendly and qualified technicians are committed to providing you with outstanding customer care and assisting with your motoring requirements.With almost 50 years of experience in the trade, we know that tyres need experts, and we specialise in working with our customers to save them money. WhatÔÇÖs more, we offer a price match promise for extra peace of mind. We stock a range of tyres such as Michelin, Pirelli, Goodyear, Dunlop, Avon, BFGoodrich and Tigar. We also offer a variety of services, maintenance and repairs such as MOT, vehicle servicing and oil, wheel alignment, batteries, brakes, shock, absorbers, exhausts and air conditioning. Our workmanship and parts come with a minimum 12,000 miles or 12 month guarantee (whichever comes first).Kelvin and his team at Thatcham offer every vehicle a free vehicle health check. WeÔÇÖre open from 08.30 - 17.30 on weekdays and 08.00 - 17.00 on Saturdays. Enjoy a coffee on us and free Wifi on your visit. "

Knightsbridge Garage and Car Sales
1 Job Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

"Knightsbridge Garage and Car Sales was established in 1994 and has continued to build a strong reputation in the area. Offering easy access, friendly and efficient staff and top quality work, our customers come back to us time and time again. As well as a wide range of used cars, we also offer garage services including MOTs, engine diagnostics and repairs. Our car repair service is extensive and includes inspecting exhausts free of charge, repairs on all makes and models of vehicle and MOTs. Our mechanics have vast knowledge and experience in their trade and can help you with anything, from full engine diagnostics to carrying out repairs on all makes and models to manufacturers specifications."

Fergies
24 Jobs Completed
Thatcham
5.0 / 5

With decades of experience and the winner of the coveted UK Top Technician of the year 2018 on our team, our family run business offers you outstanding workmanship for your vehicle. At Fergie’s, we’re here to look after all of your motoring requirements, whilst giving you great service. We offer the full range of services you’d expect whilst always giving great value.

You’ll benefit from great customer service, and enjoy our honest and open communication, relaxed in the knowledge that you and your vehicle are in safe hands.

Our award-winning technicians have a vast amount of experience covering all vehicle systems, which means your vehicle will always be well cared for, and you will be guaranteed to get the right advice.

We look forward to hearing how we can help!!

Formula One Autocentres - Newbury
34 Jobs Completed
Newbury
3.4 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

One Stop Service Centre
Member since 03 August 2019
Newbury

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 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer

Marshall SEAT Newbury
Member since 13 March 2019
Newbury

We offer competitive, transparent, fixed prices on service and maintenance work that are great value for money.
You love you SEAT and so do we. Keep it as good as new with a maintenance check from your local SEAT Dealer. You can even book your appointment online to make it even more convenient for you.

Smart Paint Newbury
Member since 21 February 2012
Newbury

"Smart Paint Newbury (Tim Cross from Crosscoats) repairs all car scratches and bumper scuffs on all vehicles. We also carry out alloy wheel repairs / refurbishment, the removal of car dents (paintless dent removal), car body repairs, paint touch up jobs, auto garage bodywork, windscreen repairs, interior leather trim and dash in and around Newbury in Berkshire including: Reading, Bracknell, Wokingham and Hants.We also undertake small car body/accident repairs, bodyshop repairs, and are happy to provide insurance quotes, lease and car hire return/lease hire repairs. We are specialists in all paint repairs such as: stone chips, blemishes, car bumper repairs, paint damage, vandal and key scratches and automotive dents.Our mobile service covers Newbury in Berks and parts of Hampshire including: Andover, Basingstoke, Thatcham, Tadley, Oakley, Overton, Whitchurch, Ludgershall, Hungerford, Kingsclere and areas around the M4 and A34."

Newbury Tyre & Exhaust Centre
Member since 21 February 2012
Newbury

"Drive down to Newbury Tyre & Exhaust Centre where you will be greeted by our friendly staff who offer a truly personal service.We are a family run garage, established since 1969 so we have a lot of experience with all cars and all the problems they come with! Whatever the problem with your vehicle, we will fix it, from exhausts and tyres to batteries and balancing.Some of our services we can do 'While You Wait'. Our garage is in the centre of Newbury, close to all amenities, so you can leave your car with us, visit the shops in town and come back to collect it. Your car will be fixed and you can get the shopping done without having to pay for parking!"

City (Newbury)
Member since 09 August 2016
Newbury

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you and your car the same care and attention for the duration of your ownership. And, as the experts on Kia, we feel we’re best placed to keep your car running to the high standards you expect from it. We like to treat our customers just like family members. Therefore if any work is necessary now or in the future, we will only do it after your approval. You can be assured that we only use Kia Genuine Parts while carrying out any service or maintenance requirements, this means all parts and labour are covered by a 2 year warranty. As an authorised Kia Repairer, we will carry out any necessary service and maintenance actions to provide you with peace of mind, even providing complimentary tyre checks and letting you know when your next MOT is due. Our fully trained technicians have access to all the latest Kia technology, diagnostic systems, tooling and information so don’t hesitate to pop in for a chat or some advice. We look forward to welcoming you to our dealership soon!

Mercedes-Benz of Newbury
Member since 02 July 2014
Newbury

"At Mercedes-Benz of Newbury we offer a full range of after sales services, including Mercedes-Benz Service, MOT, Repair and Genuine Mercedes-Benz Parts. We care about the maintenance of your Mercedes-Benz as much as you do so offer our services with competitive prices and quality in mind. We also offer The Club which is exclusive to Sytner Mercedes-Benz customers and is our way of ensuring that once you have driven your Mercedes-Benz away from one of our businesses the level of customer care remains. Whether your Mercedes-Benz needs an oil top up or you simply want it cleaned to keep it looking its best, visit us at a time convenient to you. Membership is available when you have your Mercedes-Benz serviced with us and renewed every 12 months when your service is carried out. The Club will ensure that you'll never have to get your hands dirty again. We look forward to welcoming you to our business soon."

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Aircon Regas in Thatcham
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. An air-conditioner 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'?

An air-con 'regas' or 'recharge' involves removing all refrigerants from your air-conditioning system and replacing with the precise quantity of fresh refridgerant. It is required if your air-con is no longer blowing as cold as it should, or isn't clearing up fogged windows.
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How much does Air-Con 'Regassing' cost?

A regas typically costs from £40 upwards, but almost always under £100.
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How can I prolong the life of my Air Conditioning?

Use it! Make sure to switch on your air-con 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?

Air-Con Regas '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.

Average rating for  Aircon Regas in Thatcham bookings

4.43

7 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Thatcham?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Thatcham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£50.44
Volkswagen£58.80
BMW£60.85
Audi£49.41

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/03/2020 and 05/06/2020.

Why do you need an Aircon Regas?

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.

What happens during an Aircon Regas?

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.

We work with a network of over 10,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive air conditioning regas deals for you.

  • 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