It’s always a good idea to have your air conditioning unit in your car checked, maintained and repaired if necessary before the dog days of summer hit! There isn’t anything worse than jumping in your vehicle and cranking on the AC to discover you don’t have any. Well, maybe one thing could be worse you, showing up at work drenched in sweat and not smelling so sweet.
Before the above scenario happens take your vehicle to AA Auto Tech in Hastings, MN and let the auto pros take a look at your air conditioning. While your there if your vehicle needs other type of Auto Repair they offer the following:
What to Expect With an AC Recharge
First, the air conditioning unit in your vehicle will be inspected to make sure there are no obvious holes (that could have occurred over the winter months).) If your AC unit does have a hole then it will need to be repaired. The Clean Air Act defined as “The Clean Air Act is United States federal law designed to control air pollution on a national level. It requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and enforce regulations to protect the public from airborne contaminants known to be hazardous to human health.”
Find A Leak in the AC System
The auto repair shop professional will inspect your ac system for holes, large holes are easy to see. For small and tiny holes that are unseen to the naked eye a electronic leak sniffer is used to detect any leaks. A black light or a UV detector can also be used to check for any leaks in the AC system.
Repairing the AC System Leak
Small leaks are repaired with a chemical sealant. Larger leaks require that the damaged parts be replaced. You can always have your AC system checked over during any other type of visit such as: tune ups, engine repair, engine light/diagnostics, engine replacement, transmission replacement, exhaust/muffler, tire repair/replacement, and more. If your just stopping in to your favorite brakes shop for a repair or oil change shops, there is no need to make two trips when you schedule both for the same day at your AA Auto Tech - Auto Repair shop.
If all is well with your ac system you can inexpensively and quickly have it recharged before summer gets here.
It’s very important to make sure your AC system is working properly and not leaking. When the freon leaks out of your car it can be absorbed into the soil and water sources and this is dangerous for the environment.