Regas your car aircon in Witney

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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 Witney Air-Con specialists will help.


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Top garages for Aircon Regas in Witney (22 found)
Merityre Specialists Witney
17 Jobs Completed
Thorney Lees
5.0 / 5

Established in 1961, Merityre Specialists is one of the leading tyre retailers and fast-fit specialists. We have over 20 branches located across the Home Counties in Berk

ETB Autocentres - Witney
32 Jobs Completed
Witney
5.0 / 5

'ETB Autocentres are your local tyre provider situated in the centre of Witney. All our tyres are supplied and fitted by experts and we can offer same day fitting. We sto

Protyre - Carterton
243 Jobs Completed
Carterton
4.5 / 5

David and his team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre specialises in mechanical repairs including vehicle servicing and MO

Witney Vehicle Repairs
307 Jobs Completed
Witney
4.8 / 5

Here at Witney Vehicle Repairs we have over 30+ years of experience, pride ourselves on our commitment to give the very best in car repairs, servicing, diagnostics, &amp

D&A Autos
74 Jobs Completed
Witney
4.9 / 5

D&A Autos of Witney offer an independent personal service backed up by over 40 years experience. Although we are well known as Volvo specialists within the Oxford/Wi

HiQ Carterton
4 Jobs Completed
Carterton
4.5 / 5

When it comes to servicing your car, HiQ Carterton can offer you the premium service you'd expect from a main dealer - without the premium price tag. This means you can r

Kernahan Service
Member since 25 May 2015
Witney

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Kernahan Service we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing

Standlake Vehicle Services Ltd.
Member since 17 November 2014
Oxford

We are a Small independent garage covering all vehicle makes including light commercial and motorcycle repairs and MOT's

Car Medic
Member since 23 February 2012
Witney

"Mobile SMART repair of the highest quality - We can save you up to 60% off conventional bodyshop prices - We come to YOU!Minor vehicle damage like dents, scuffs and scra

Accident Solution Centre Ltd
Member since 23 February 2012
Witney

"At ASC we take every care with each vehicle or component that we spray, for consistent delivery of a quality finished job every time.We have sprayed and refurbished some

JS Motor Services
Member since 17 May 2011
Oxfordshire

"JS Motor Services have been serving Witney and the surrounding area since 1988. A well-established independent garage with expertise for all makes and models, we ensure

The Witney Motor Company Ltd
Member since 17 May 2011
Witney

"The Witney Motor Co Ltd are a family owned & run business, established in Witney since 1958. Offering servicing for all makes and models of cars. We also have diagnostic

AutoCare Express
Member since 17 May 2011
Witney

"For many years Autocare Express have been offering their customers MOT and Car Service(s) at the highest standards possible. We are experts in Tyres, Car Services/ Car S

Badgers Vehicle Repairs
Member since 17 May 2011
Witney

"Badgers Vehicle Repairs is a family run business. Badgers Vehicle Repairs first began in April 2004; operating as a mobile vehicle repair service. Due to the growth o

A T Autos Ltd
Member since 17 May 2011
Witney

"After 15 years experience at main Volvo dealership the time had come for Andrew Weston to leave. With the help of a very dear friend, he was offered the chance to run hi

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Regas your car aircon in Witney
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 Witney bookings

5.00

7 reviews

How much does Aircon Regas cost in Witney?

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


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make in Witney
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£59.03
Vauxhall£62.46
Volkswagen£58.18
Nissan£63.47
Toyota£60.95
Mercedes£62.65
Renault£56.58
Audi£58.81
MINI£56.90
BMW£56.57
Peugeot£69.60
Citroen£66.68

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.

  • 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