Car AC Repair
Auto air conditioning repairs can be a very stressful time, especially in the middle of summer. Az Auto Air tries to take as much of the stress out of this process. We start with our NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY approach for your a/c inspection. We take a/c inspections Monday to Friday until 4pm. Typical a/c inspection will take 1 hour to 2 hours( there are times in the middle of summer were it can take longer) We charge $50.00 for a single a/c system inspection (excluding 1234yf and Hybrid systems). We charge $100.00 for a dual a/c system inspection ( such as Suburban, vans and larger vehicles as well as Hybrid's). We will give you a written estimate for any repairs that are needed. When you have the repairs done with us We will credit the inspection to any repairs that we perform. We will also see if there is more than one option for your situation and try to give you the best for your particular case.
A/C Inspection Process
- Check in at the front counter
- Technician pulls your vehicle around
- Technician is going to check all of the interior controls ( Blower motor, modes and cabin air filter)
- Technician is going to check all of the a/c components ( compressor, cooling fans, condenser, expansion valve)
- Technician is going to check the refrigerant pressures, check for any refrigerant leaks.
- Technician is going to check your engine air filter, cabin air filter and all of your fluids
- The technician is also going to check safety related items as well (ie. Brakes, belts, radiator hoses)
- The Service advisor will then make a quote for you and then come up with the best options.
Air Conditioning System
The auto air conditioning system is a complex system that helps regulate the temperature and humidity levels inside your vehicle. It consists of several components that work together to cool the air and circulate it throughout the cabin.
The main components of the auto air conditioning system are the compressor, condenser, evaporator, and expansion valve. The compressor is responsible for compressing and circulating the refrigerant, which is the substance that cools the air. The condenser helps dissipate the heat generated by the compressor and converts the refrigerant from a gas to a liquid. The evaporator is located inside the vehicle and helps cool and dehumidify the air. Finally, the expansion valve regulates the flow of refrigerant and controls the temperature of the air.
In addition to these main components, the auto air conditioning system also includes other parts such as hoses, belts, and sensors. These components work together to ensure that the system is functioning properly and that the air inside your vehicle is comfortable and safe to breathe.
If you're experiencing problems with your auto air conditioning system, it's important to have it inspected and repaired by a professional. Common issues include leaks, worn-out components, and low refrigerant levels. A qualified technician can diagnose the problem and provide the necessary repairs to ensure that your auto air conditioning system is functioning properly.
By understanding the components and function of your auto air conditioning system, you can make informed decisions about maintenance and repairs. This knowledge can also help you identify potential issues early on and avoid costly repairs down the line.