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Why Isn't My Car A/C Cold Enough?

Why Isn't My Car A/C Cold Enough?

Your vehicle's AC going out can turn an easy, comfortable ride into an unpleasant experience. Nobody would like to sit in a hot sweltering car, even for a few minutes. Your car AC not blowing cold air could be due to various reasons. Repairing could mean something as simple as recharging the AC refrigerant or something as complex as slipping the compressor clutch to restore the system to its top performance. So Why Is Your Car AC Not Blowing Cold Air? The AC Refrigerant Needs a Recharge Unless you operate in very hot regions, your AC might not need recharging for at least three years. Your vehicle's AC system is a pressurized enclosed system that constantly recirculates the refrigerant. Unfortunately, these pressurized systems tend to develop leaks at one time or another. As the leaking persists, the refrigerant level keeps reducing until it is way below the limit, impacting the AC performance. Of course, with a bit of knowledge, you can recharge the AC yourself. However, if ... read more

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