Air Conditioning

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1. Heater Core
2. A/C Compressor
3. A/C Condensor
4. A/C Filter Drier (Accumulator)
5. Expansion Valve
6. A/C Evaporator
If you’ve ever been greeted by a blast of hot air when you turn on the air conditioner, you know how miserable a drive can be when the AC isn’t working. But did you know that without regular maintenance an air conditioner loses about 5% of its original efficiency per year? We can help recover most of that lost efficiency.

Trust us as your qualified source for everything related to your air conditioning system, including:

  • The compressor is a belt-driven device that compresses refrigerant gas and transfes it into the condenser. This is the core of your vehicle's air conditioning system.
  • The condenser's primary function is to cool the refrigerant. The location of your condenser depends on how new your car is, but typically it's found at the front of the vehicle, directly in front of the engine cooling radiator.
Receiver (Drier):
  • The receiver is a metal container that serves as a storage receptacle for the refrigerant. This should be changed every 3-4 years to ensure quality filtration and prevent any damage caused by detrimental chemicals.
Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve:
  • The orifice tube (also known as the expansion valve) is a mechanism that regulates the flow of refrigerant throughout the system. In addition to this, it also converts high pressure liquid refrigerant into a low pressure liquid, so that it can enter the evaporator.
  • The evaporator removes heat from the inside of your vehicle. It allows the refrigerant to absorb heat, causing it to boil and change into a vapor. When this occurs, the vapor is removed from the evaporator by the compressor, cooling your car and reducing humidity. Because the evaporator houses the most refrigerant in this heat transfer process, it is the most susceptible to corrosion by harmful acids. Usually this damages the evaporator beyond repair, which is why it's imperative you see us to prevent this from happening.