Diagnostic for Auto AC Repair in San Antonio
Auto ac repair in San Antonio is imperative in the hot Summer months. With every diagnosis performed at West Ave Automotive & Transmission, we provide a detailed estimate that clearly outlines any issues with your vehicle’s air conditioning unit. It details the repair process including the necessary parts and labor. Our detailed diagnostic may provide the following information:
Key Benefits of Auto AC Repair in San Antonio
- Early detection may help avoid future issues
- Identify causes for check-in light indications
- Recommendations for cost-effective solutions for repair
- Communicate any related symptoms and/or any possible causes
The air conditioning unit in your vehicle operates similarly to a refrigerator. Your vehicle’s air conditioning unit is designed to move heat from the inside of your car to outside of it and has six major components:
- refrigerant (Freon)
- expansion valve or orifice tube
- dryer or accumulator
If any of these components are damaged, it can turn your cool car into a furnace during the summer months. We strongly recommend NEVER TO USE a do it yourself a/c charge kit to try to recharge your air conditioning system yourself. These products contain sealants that can damage the components in the system and damage professional refrigerant reclaiming equipment. When your air conditioning in your vehicle is not working as it should, bring your vehicle to West Ave Automotive & Transmission. One of our experienced technicians will examine your entire a/c system for proper operation.
We can check operation of the compressor, it’s clutch and belt, check the high and low pressures of the system while operating, check proper control panel operation, check heater blower fan and engine cooling fan operation, check for restrictions in the system, check for proper air flow through the condenser and evaporator, check for any obvious leaks.
Auto AC Repair in San Antonio Questions
How much does it cost to get air conditioning fixed in a car?
Cost may vary depending on make and model of vehicle- including other variables. We highly recommend scheduling a diagnostic so that our experienced technicians can properly diagnose any issues and provide you with an accurate estimate.