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Air-con recharge? #716877
15th Aug 2012 3:48pm
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Any recommendations for someone local who can do this please?

I know the big chains (Kwik Fit, Halfords, etc.) do it but wondered if anyone could recommend the best place to go without paying a fortune.

Thanks

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Re: Air-con recharge? [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #716881
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I am in the same boat to and would appreciate a suggestion.

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DIY it's simple buy the kit and I'll do it for you


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Re: Air-con recharge? [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #716910
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You could try "SK Automotive". Wallasey lad & husband of the lovely Mel of Mels Barbers, Mill Lane.
Mobile 07713 638 850 & evenings 0151 630 3872

Re: Air-con recharge? [Re: Tatey] #716922
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hes brill did mine not a prob and hes fair not expencive

Re: Air-con recharge? [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #716928
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Heswall Air-Con are cheap and do a good Job just had my done there 0151 324 0004


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Steve from sk is a great bloke, don't think he's doing mobile anymore though? Also Andre lasnier on Kelvin road.

Re: Air-con recharge? [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #717007
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Air conditioning on a car should be checked/serviced on a regular basis as I believe the gas leaks over a period of time. I went to Heswall Air Con. Long story, but ended up costing me about 300, however they fully showed/explained the fault & didn't charge me for a re-gas. I've no idea whether this was good value or not, but I was impressed with their professionalism.

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Originally Posted by Lando
DIY it's simple buy the kit and I'll do it for you


They dont work properly - they only top up the gas.

A proper re-gas, empties the system of all the old gas, water / condensation, and then refills it with the correct refrigerant AND lubrication agents. The DIY kits just add refrigerant, can over pressurise the system and even damage it over time.


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Thanks for the advice, I will check them out

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If anyone is still interested in this, I came across a discount voucher for ATS Euromaster which offered half price Air Con recharge - worked out at 22.50.

I just got it done at their branch in Moreton, you need to print the voucher from their website - it does however say that the offer is limited to the first 500 customers


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