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AC Recharge for 2000 Honda Insight L3-1.0L HybridYourMechanic Price$95.92Shop/Dealer Price$116.92 - $147.25
AC Recharge for 2005 Chrysler Town & Country V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.39 - $146.42
AC Recharge for 1982 GMC C2500 V8-6.2L DieselYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.35 - $146.34
AC Recharge for 1965 Ford Country Squire V8-5.8LYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.37 - $146.37
AC Recharge for 1976 Dodge B300 V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$95.92Shop/Dealer Price$116.93 - $147.27
AC Recharge for 2016 Buick Regal L4-2.4L HybridYourMechanic Price$95.92Shop/Dealer Price$116.92 - $147.25
AC Recharge for 2008 Volvo V50 L5-2.4LYourMechanic Price$96.04Shop/Dealer Price$117.16 - $147.65
AC Recharge for 1962 Jeep DJ3 L4-2.2LYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.39 - $146.41
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AC Recharge Service & Cost

What to Expect:

For an AC system to work, it needs a gas or liquid substance called refrigerant (R-12 in older cars, R-134a in 1995 and newer cars). Over time, refrigerant can leak from the AC system through seals. If the AC does not have enough refrigerant, it will not blow cold air.

Keep in mind:

Since the AC system is a sealed unit, the only way to tell if the car needs a recharge is if the AC is not blowing cold air through the vents. There are two types of refrigerant. These cannot be interchanged. For older cars, it should be filled with R12 refrigerant or converted to a newer system. For cars made after 1995, the AC should be filled with R134a.

How it's done:

  • Install air conditioning manifold gauge set.
  • Determine if the air conditioning system charge is low.
  • Add the correct refrigerant to top off the air conditioning system.
  • Install thermometer in vents to monitor vent temperatures.
  • Check system for leaks.
  • Check for proper operation of AC system.

Our recommendation:

It is common for refrigerant to leak. If the AC is not as cold as you expect, then it is probably a good time to have the mechanic look at it. Lack of proper cold air can be an indication of other problems with AC (fan not working, AC compressor not working, etc.).

What are the common symptoms indicating you need an AC Recharge?

  • AC is not working.
  • AC is not blowing cold air.
  • Clicking noise from the engine compartment.

How important is this service?

In addition to your comfort, air conditioning systems add value to your vehicle. You should keep your AC fully operational. In some systems, the hot and cold air are blended to achieve the desired temperature setting. In these cases, when the AC system fails, in addition to not getting any cold air, the entire temperature regulation can be thrown off.

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5 Stars.! Good communication, very reasonable price, good work.
2013 GMC YUKON XL 1500 - AC RECHARGE
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James was early seemed courteous,and professional.He did the job and said everthing was ok. NICE JOB JAMES.
1994 OLDSMOBILE 88 - AC RECHARGE
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Absolutely great experience. Rodney is the best. He diagnosed the problem right away!
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
AC Recharge for 2000 Honda Insight L3-1.0L HybridYourMechanic Price$95.92Shop/Dealer Price$116.92 - $147.25
AC Recharge for 2005 Chrysler Town & Country V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.39 - $146.42
AC Recharge for 1982 GMC C2500 V8-6.2L DieselYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.35 - $146.34
AC Recharge for 1965 Ford Country Squire V8-5.8LYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.37 - $146.37
AC Recharge for 1976 Dodge B300 V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$95.92Shop/Dealer Price$116.93 - $147.27
AC Recharge for 2016 Buick Regal L4-2.4L HybridYourMechanic Price$95.92Shop/Dealer Price$116.92 - $147.25
AC Recharge for 2008 Volvo V50 L5-2.4LYourMechanic Price$96.04Shop/Dealer Price$117.16 - $147.65
AC Recharge for 1962 Jeep DJ3 L4-2.2LYourMechanic Price$95.44Shop/Dealer Price$116.39 - $146.41
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