How Often Should I Service
my Vehicles’ A/C System?
The air conditioning system or your car is a sealed system. In closed systems the only way you lose fluid is when you have a leak in the system. Having the air conditioning evaluated and recharged about every three is a good maintenance guideline, even if it seems to be working well.
Let Us Help Fixing Your Car
Your vehicle’s A/C system is constantly converting refrigerant from a liquid to a cold mist to a hot gas back into a liquid again. It does this over and over. The most common causes of broken A/C systems are leaks or compressor issues.
If your air conditioner is blowing cool but not cold, the problem could be a clogged filter, cooling fan.
A/C Performance CheckIf the AC efficiency is questionable
- Visual inspection of A/C components
- System state of charge test
- A leak test using approved electronic leak detector
- System control test
Key Benefits of the Service
Taking your car in for regular service help you in ensuring everything is working properly and also to avoid such issues before they arise.
Frequently Asked Questions
An extended warranty is actually an insurance policy on your vehicle, a safeguard against expensive, unforeseen repairs. It covers repairs for an agreed-upon period of time and miles. True warranties, though, are included in the price of the product.
Transmission fluid should be exchanged every 60,000 miles. By following your vehicle's manufacturer recommendations on transmission fluid exchanges, you are truly protecting your vehicle from preventable (and expensive) transmission damage.
If your vehicle uses conventional oil, you should have it replaced every 3 months or 3,000 miles.
If your vehicle uses synthetic oil, you should have it replaced every 6 months or 5,000 miles.
Car batteries ideally last between 3-5 years depending on a number of factors.
To ensure optimal performance and maintenance, simply have your battery checked by an technician during every oil change.
Certified automotive technicians are held to measurable and strict standards in their line of work, and they are accountable to those standards individually.
Autolane is dedicated to upholding those standards.