Regas your car aircon in Uttoxeter

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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 Uttoxeter Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Uttoxeter (83 found)
bravoauto Burton Upon Trent
30 Jobs Completed
Burton Upon Trent
4.8 / 5

bravoauto Benefits Expert technicians, using advanced diagnostic systems & equipment Genuine Parts, covered by the manufacturer 1 year warranty A courtesy car, co

Hanley Motor Company
363 Jobs Completed
Stoke-on-Trent
4.9 / 5

Hanley Motor Company is a leading used car dealer based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. If you are looking for a quality used car for sale then look no further than Han

Island Garage Japanese Specialists
103 Jobs Completed
Stafford
5.0 / 5

Island Garage is in the centre of Stafford specialising in Mazda & all Japanese brands. Using manufacturer trained technicians with over 30 years Mazda experience. Is

Mr Tyre Ltd - Stafford
290 Jobs Completed
Stafford
4.6 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres

(RAC APPROVED GARAGE) Alhambra Garage LTD
504 Jobs Completed
Stoke on trent
4.5 / 5

Alhambra Garage Ltd RAC Approved founded in 1984 have many satisfied and returning customers because we provide the best and most comprehensive car services in and around

HiQ Tyres and Autocare Stafford
181 Jobs Completed
Stafford
4.7 / 5

At HiQ we are a complete car care centre offering Servicing and MOTs to dealer standard for all makes of vehicle. We have a huge stock of tyres ranging from medium to pre

Mr Tyre Ltd - Longton (Stoke-on-Trent)
249 Jobs Completed
Stoke on Trent
4.7 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres

Stafford Tyres - Team Protyre
64 Jobs Completed
Stafford
4.0 / 5

Stafford Tyres, team Protyre originally opened in April 1990 and joined the Protyre network in June 2014. Stafford Tyres is located in the town centre on Gaol Road opposi

Motor Match
30 Jobs Completed
Stafford
4.8 / 5

Here at Motor Match we aim to provide the highest levels of customer service to our customers. We offer the same levels of service as a franchised dealer for a fraction

D R Automotive ltd
295 Jobs Completed
Stone
4.9 / 5

D R Automotive are an independent garage situated in Stone Staffordshire. We are subscribers to Trading standards Code of Practice which is approved by the office of Fair

Formula One Autocentres - Burton
194 Jobs Completed
Burton on Trent
2.8 / 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 pre

PJS Autos Eastern Avenue
12 Job Completed
Lichfield
5.0 / 5

"For servicing & MOT testing in Lichfield, call PJS Eastern Avenue Garage today. We have a long standing history in the automotive industry and with over 50 years of expe

Formula One Autocentres - Lichfield
112 Jobs Completed
Lichfield
3.0 / 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 pre

Team Protyre - Selecta Tyre - Ashbourne
13 Jobs Completed
Ashbourne
5.0 / 5

Protyre has a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and we pride ourselves on the level of service we provide to our customers. All our centres have comf

Cotton Motor Services
1 Job Completed
Stoke on Trent
5.0 / 5

At Cotton Motor Services we want to do everything possible to keep your vehicle on the road and reduce downtime. That is why we are offering a FREE vehicle visual health

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Regas your car aircon in Uttoxeter
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 Uttoxeter bookings

4.71

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How much does Aircon Regas cost in Uttoxeter?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Uttoxeter
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£63.17
Vauxhall£64.20
Volkswagen£67.08
Nissan£69.30
Audi£64.09
BMW£63.44
Mercedes£63.04
Peugeot£64.59
Renault£66.51
Citroen£60.40
Toyota£63.25
MINI£61.07
Volvo£68.90

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 05/07/2022 and 03/10/2022.

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