Your truck or car's AC system is almost completely airtight, but your freon refrigerant is always slowly leaking out. Eventually, a car will lose enough freon so that its air conditioning system will no longer cool effectively. At Rick Allen's Auto Repair at 22 Main St we are ready to recharge your AC to help you keep your car or truck's cabin temperature cool."Help My AC Only Blows Warm Air!"
New advancements in R134a freon systems means that freon in newer cars doesn't leak out as much as old R12 freon systems. The average new model economy car only leaks about 0.41 ounces of refrigerant per year. Come to Rick Allen's Auto Repair in Hampton when it's time to recharge your AC freon.Rick Allen's Auto Repair's Fast 3 Step Process:
- Vacuum out all the old refrigerant before refilling it.
- Add new R134a refrigerant.
- Pressurize your car's AC system and test for mico-leaks.
Unfortunately R12 freon is no longer available. If your car or truck was made before 1994 you must convert your entire AC system to the new R134a standard. This involves replacing dozens of seals and several AC auto parts. R134a is a more highly pressurized and much more efficient refrigerant pound for pound than R12. Most classic car AC compressors and condensers cannot withstand the intense pressure required and choose to add about 25% less freon to accommodate older systems. This means your AC may not cool as well as it used to. Converting your R12 system to R134a is a big job so stop by Rick Allen's Auto Repair today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 22 Main St."Is Used Freon Ok?"
Many auto repair shops resell used AC refrigerant. The old freon is cleaned using a specialized recovery machine that removes contaminants. Used freon provided by Rick Allen's Auto Repair works just as well as new freon after it's cleaned. Accepting used freon is a great way to help minimize the impact freon has on the environment.
Freon gas becomes a liquid when pressurized inside your car's A/C system but returns to its gaseous state as it leaks out. Many drivers in Hampton are completely unaware that they are losing freon until the day when they turn on the car's AC and find only warm air blows out. Call 908-537-2242 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 22 Main St and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.
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We have established longterm and stable partnerships with various clients thanks to our excellence in solving their automotive needs!
I have know Rick Allen and his team since the 1988 and he has been providing continuous expert service and advice ever since that time. Rick and Mike are the two most honest and knowledgeable car repair men in the world.
Just wanted to let you know you guys are the best. You do very good work. You have a clean neat shop. You treat us all like family. Even on rough days you keep on smiling. There's not a better place anywhere to get your car fixed. ANYWAY I WANT YOU ALL TO HAVE THE BEST OF DAYS THIS COMING YEAR 2018!