auto air conditioner repairWhen it comes to vehicle comforts, auto ac repair or car ac repair is one of the most important, if not the most important repair for your automobile.  This fact becomes even more evident during the summer months of Durham, North Carolina.  No matter if you are headed to DPAC for a show, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park for a baseball game, Cameron Indoor Stadium for a Duke basketball game, or just to work, you will want to ride in comfort.

Depending on what your profession is, this becomes an absolute necessity.  You do not want to show up for a meeting with a very obviously wet shirt or blouse from sweat.  It is not very attractive and is very distracting.

Having a local auto ac repair mechanic with proven expertise is essential.  Check out some of the Google reviews for Riverview Tire and Auto Center to see how we have helped many solve their car air conditioner repair problems.

If you are having problems with your car’s ac, you should get an ac performance inspection(free at Riverview?).  As always regular maintenance can help preserve the life of your vehicle and specific systems like your air conditioning.

Your automobile’s air conditioner has stopped cooling or isn’t cooling like it used to do.  This can be caused by many different  sources.  Here are the ac issues Firestone mentions as potential culprits.

  • A Freon leak caused by a failed o-ring, seal, hose or component
  • A clogged expansion tube or refrigerant charging hose
  • Failed compressor or compressor clutch
  • Failed blower motor or blower motor resistor
  • Damaged or failed condenser or evaporator
  • Vacuum leaks
  • Failed switch, fuse, relay, control module, blend door or solenoid

auto ac repair refillVacuum leaks can cause air in the ac cooling system.  Riverview Tire and Auto Center state of the art technology to remove all the air from the system before refilling it with Freon.  An auto ac system will not cool properly with air present in the system.

Auto ac repair often means detecting a leak and refilling the system with Freon.  We us a UV leak detector to find leaks in your ac system.  Most refrigerants now are premixed with UV dye so it can be seen under special lighting.

Your car or truck needs Freon to cool.  Freon passes through the expansion valve and changes from liquid to gas.  Often you may need a car air conditioner recharge on Freon.  You may think you can do this successfully yourself.  Maybe, maybe not.  You should be really careful not to get air in your vehicle’s ac system.  Also, many do-it-yourselfers use the store bought Freon.  Many times the store bought Freon will contain stop leak.  This contaminates your car’s ac system.  Do not use store bought Freon.

What if my ac is cooling, but does not seem to be blowing adequately?  You may have a problem with seals, a broken fan, moisture, mold, or a hose.  If your ac air flow is an issue, take your car or truck in right away as the problem could cause other damage to your vehicle’s ac system.

So, if you need an auto ac system check, auto ac repair, or truck ac repair, get it done at a mechanic or auto repair shop you can trust.  Call Riverview Tire and Auto Center at 919-620-7523 today.