Welcome to Air Conditioning at Mechanic Hoppers Crossing.
S & J Ultimate Auto Service, we will not only top up your cars air conditioning sytem with refrigerant, as we are fully qualified to test, service, repair and diagnose any faults or leaks in the vehicles air conditioning system.
With every service we will provide you with a full system test & check of all components in the air conditioning system to ensure there are no leaks, which could cost you money and cause harmful damage to the earths ozone layer.
How Air Conditioning Works?
Air conditioning like it says 'conditions' the air. It not only cools the air,
but also reduces the moisture content, or humidity.The principles of evaporation and condensation are utilized in your car's A/C
system by a series of components that are connected by tubing and hoses.
are six basic components:the compressor, condenser,
receiver-drier, thermostatic expansion valve, theevaporator and gas in the A/C system which is the refrigerant.
A number of people don't realise that turning on the
air conditioning actually reduces the number of klms you can travel per full tank of your car.
There is energy used in removing the heat and moisture from the air in the car,
and this consumes petrol because of the extra engine load.
Refrigerant is a liquid capable of
vaporizing at a low temperature. In the past, R-12 refrigerant was used in cars.
But this chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) is harmful to the earth's ozone layer.
Consequently, all vehicles built after 1996 use R-134A, a more environmentally