Your car's air conditioner is not always fully serviced in a 'standard' or log book service. So if you find it is working inefficiently, it might be time to book it in for an air conditioning service.
A regular vehicle service will check for obvious faults which may be associated with the air conditioning system. Anything beyond this high level inspection then requires a full air conditioning service.
Your local Repco Authorised Service mechanic will happily explain what is involved for your car's air conditioner service but here is a guide of what to expect;
Different cars may also have specific service requirements that are unique to the make of car or the particular model and there are optional service elements you may wish to request;
* It is strongly recommended to thoroughly sanitize the cabin air ventilation system, using commercial grade steam cleaning equipment (as opposed to a simple vent spray). This help to ensure the removal of harmful mould, bacteria and mildew that can build up in the vent and condenser cavities.
In Australia anyone working on automotive air conditioning systems in must have a refrigerant handling licence. Every workshop must display their trading authorisation and refrigerant handling licences at all times.
During a standard service you would expect the following to be checked;
But as you can see above a full airconditioner service is much more extensive than this and imperative to ensuring the health of your car and the quality of the air you breathe so go ahead and book in a Repco Authorised Service $99 air conditioning service* today.
*excludes gas & parts.
Refrigerant gas is extremely damaging to the ozone layer and any gas that is irresponsibly released into the atmosphere harms the environment and contributes to global warming. By law, all refrigerant gas must be recycled and Repco Authorised Service applaudes the work and efforts of bodies such as Refrigerant Reclaim Australia and who help to ensure refrigerant gas is recycled or if contaminated, destroyed using specific methods.
The following Repco Authorised Service centres can provide expert car air-conditioning service or regas.