It is advised that the air conditioning system is checked in your vehicle a minimum of every 2 years. The A/C service is not included as part of your regular car service so if your car is over 2 years old, it may be due a re-charge. It is a common myth that air conditioning should only be used in the Summer months.
At Classic Motors we our equipped with the latest technology for carrying out Air-conditioning servicing/re-gases/leak detection/ and repairs to your air-conditioning system.
We are a fully qualified and F-Gas accredited Air-conditioning Centre
How does the AC of a car work?
Compressor: The compressor is the work horse of the air conditioning system, powered by a drive belt connected to the crankshaft of the engine. When the aircon system is turned on, the compressor pumps refrigerant vapour under high pressure to the condenser.
What is the purpose of air conditioning in cars?
The air conditioning system in your car is comprised of a compressor, condenser, expansion valve and evaporator. … The same thing happens in your car’s air conditioning system. Refrigerant is compressed in the compressor and turns into a hot gas.
What powers the air conditioning in a car?
The HVAC system is an important accessory, and helps you stay cool in the car when it gets hot outside. However, the AC is powered by your engine – the serpentine belt that runs your alternator, water pump, power steering pump and other accessories also turns the pulley for the AC compressor/clutch.
Can you use car air conditioner in winter?
In the winter, keep your car’s temperature setting to hot and turn on the air conditioning. … If you don’t use your air conditioner for a few months, some components (such as the A/C compressor clutch) may become seized. Your car’s air conditioning system is filled with refrigerant and a small amount of oil.
Why air conditioning is not cooling in car?
The most common causes of broken air conditioning are leaks or compressor issues. If your air is blowing cool but not cold, the problem could be a clogged filter, cooling fan problem or radiator trouble. Don’t tolerate a stuffy, uncomfortable car. Book with us now and have your Air-conditioning System Serviced/recharged/leak checked.

Andy Cudlip reviewed Classic Motors Ltd – 5 star – 28 October 2017

Excellent service, Well priced and work well done. Highly recommend this garage. Read More 5 star reviews on Classic Motors Ltd here – Testimonials