We Can Get Your Car’s Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer will be here before you know it, so you want to make sure that your air conditioner is working properly now. Automobile Diagnostics would be happy to inspect your air conditioning system and service it so it is ready for its summer job. We are going to list some of the things we will do below so you know what are air conditioning service entails. We can assure you that it is a thorough inspection of the system to ensure you don’t have any problems with your air conditioner throughout the summer.

Inspect the Condenser

The AC condenser is located directly behind the grille so it can draw air through the slats to cool off the hot refrigerant. The condenser uses this air and a condenser fan to keep the refrigerant cold so the air that blows through the vents is cold. Because of its location, it’s easy for the condenser to get clogged or dented by road debris that makes its way through the grille. We will inspect the condenser to make sure it isn’t damaged and that its air inlets are free of dirt and other debris.

Test the Condenser Fan

We will also test the condenser fan to make sure that it is working properly. It, too, can get damaged by road debris that is small enough to fit through your vehicle’s grille. We will make certain that the condenser fan turns on when it needs to to cool off the hot refrigerant.

Test the Compressor

Your car’s air conditioning system also has a compressor that converts the refrigerant gas into a refrigerant liquid. The compressor then circulates the liquid throughout the system to cool off the air flowing through the vents. If the compressor has not been used for a long time, such as throughout the winter, it may malfunction. We will test the compressor to make sure it’s working.

Inspect the Electrical System

We will also inspect the air conditioning system’s electrical system to ensure that everything is operating as it should be. We will inspect the wires for wear, the wire insulation for wear, the fuses to make sure they have not blown, and the relays to ensure they are working.

Check the Refrigerant Level

Finally, we will check the refrigerant level in the air conditioning system to make sure that it has plenty of refrigerant to keep you cool all summer long. If necessary, we will top off the refrigerant so that the level is filled to the maximum volume.

Call Automobile Diagnostics in Columbus, IN, today to schedule an air conditioning service for your automobile.