Staying Cool This Summer: Important Air Con Checks

Year on year the highest temperatures of summer increase and this can be frustrating for motorists who haven’t had their air conditioning properly maintained. Fortunately, ‘recharging’, ‘refilling’ or ‘regassing’ your auto’s air con is simple for a qualified mechanic to perform and is well worth it for summer and winter driving. Let’s take a look at why your air con is probably due for a tune up. Why Air Con Stops Working Air conditioning uses refrigerant, otherwise known as ‘gas’, to cool your car effectively. When in use, the gas shifts in state from gas to liquid and back to…

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How Often Should I Get My Car’s Air Conditioning Checked?

As the sun starts to come bearing down on us all in earnest this summer, the one thing absolutely none of us would appreciate is our car’s air conditioning failing. To avoid the discomfort and inconvenience of a faulty air-con unit in your vehicle, you should be sure to book it in to be serviced regularly. But how often should you get your car’s air-con checked? In the first of this month’s articles, we’ll be addressing just that. A Regular Service Every two years, you should book your car in to have its air-con serviced. During the service, the mechanic…

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