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Don’t Sweat It (Servicing Your A/C System)

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It's getting hot outside; should I service my A/C system now?

A/C systems are pretty simple, and they will let you know when it's time to get service! If you are starting to feel hot and you feel like your A/C system isn't functioning like it used to, now is the time to get it serviced! A couple of things you might want to look for: Is your A/C system blowing warm air? Is it blowing only hot air? Or is it making any sounds or struggling to kick into gear when you think it should be?

What is freon?

Freon is a non-combustible gas added as a refrigerant to your air conditioning system. Without proper freon levels & pressure, your air conditioning system won't be able to cool you and your vehicle. To ensure proper performance, it is essential that freon levels are at the proper pressure to keep you feeling cool.

Should I replace the freon myself?

Because freon is under pressure and when you release it, sometimes there can be an accident; we highly recommend that you bring your vehicle to a certified auto repair facility to replace the freon for you. While many people do replace the freon themselves, please seek out a professional if you have any questions about the process or feel uncomfortable.

What else should I look for when my A/C system isn't working right?

Your A/C system is a complex network of machines and electrical components that work together to keep you cool. You might notice when you turn your air conditioning dial you hear loud sounds under the hood, or nothing happens at all. There might be an issue with some of the mechanical components in your air conditioning system, in which case you should definitely take it to a certified auto repair center for help.

Once your air conditioning system is working properly and you're ready for those summer road trips, make sure to bring your vehicle to CARSTAR Robert's Collision in Monterey, California, and we can help you smooth out the Cosmetic details. We can help you with paintless dent removal, interior detailing, exterior detailing, and so much more, ensuring that you and your family have an amazing road trip in style.

Don't hesitate to visit Carstar Robert's Collision in Monterey, California, when you need help getting your vehicle ready for the summer road trip. Our team of ASE-certified auto mechanics is here to help you with all of your collision repair needs. Please schedule an appointment with us today, and see what makes us so unique in the Monterey community!


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