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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Air Conditioning in a Car: When It Doesnt Blow Cold Enough

If someone’s air conditioner is not blowing cold enough, we are often asked if it’s because they are low on refrigerant, and will adding more refrigerant to the system solve the problem? Our answers? Not necessarily, and No! There are many reasons why your air conditioner may not be working correctly. For one, temperature controls may not be functioning as they should, which has nothing to do with the system charge (refrigerant level). If the system charge is low, there is most likely a leak somewhere in the system. This leak allows air and moisture to get into the system as well as loss of refrigerant. If the cause of the leak is not repaired and the air and moisture are not purged from the system, the refrigerant will mix with the moisture and create hydrochloric acid. This acid will deteriorate the components of the system from the inside out. Not good! If your air conditioning system is not performing correctly, please have it examined by a professional with the correct e ... read more


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