Car Air Conditioning in Tunbridge Wells - Stay Cool!

Is your air-con as cold as it should be? car Air-conditioning systems loose as much as 20% of their gas each year. Maybe it’s time to get your air-conditioning checked and serviced?

Car Aircon Regassing, Servicing and Repairs

Did you know that running air-conditioning in a car is more efficient than opening a window? The increase in aerodynamic drag caused by opening a window actually uses more fuel than running the air-conditioning. The study was conducted by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) in a wind tunnel at General Motors. - Driving with windows down.

Book it into Miles Garage today. We will remove the old fluids, run a vacuum test to check for leaks and re-fill it with the correct quantity of gas and lubricating oil as required,

Air Conditioning - Use It Or Lose It!

It’s understandable to not see the need for it during winter, but for the sake of it working in the summer, use it or lose it. As explained in a previous blog, using the aircon is actually a very effective method to defog a windscreen anyway.

As such it shouldn’t be such a burden to use it occasionally during the winter months which should keep everything from seizing up. This stops the horrible realisation, when you use it for the first time on the first swelteringly hot day in summer, that you’re just pumping the same hot sweaty air round your car.

When you don’t use your air-conditioning, the aircon oil sinks to the bottom of the system and leaks out through the seals. Over time it all leaks out and ruins the seals.

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Posted in Maintenance on May 04, 2017 close