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Written by craig braddick

Frequent Car AC Problems

Read on to learn more about car AC problems you should be aware of.

AC Not Cooling

The most common reasons for the AC system in your car not be working are a low level of refrigerant, a condenser that has broken, a damaged or cracked compressor, idle valves, pressure switches that are inactive and a defective clutch!

Strange Noises

A dying compressor often makes unusual noises but it may be your refrigerant has become contaminated or the wrong lubricant has been applied. Broken parts or even holes may also causes unusual sounds.


Debris and moisture trapped inside your cars AC system can cause moist air.

Funny Smells

When the AC has not been used fungus and bacteria may build up producing an unpleasant odor.


Leaking refrigerant is dangerous for the environment as it can be quite toxic to the engine of your car as well as to the environment.

Practicing AC Maintenance

  • Perform regular services on the condenser, evaporator, electrical controls and the compressor
  • Use the correct refrigerant type as well as the manufacturers specified quantity and recharge the AC system of the car
  • Perform a vacuum test on the AC system
  • Clear out the refrigerant
  • Make sure the AC is functioning on a regular basis
  • Keep an eye on any damage or leaks in the AC system
  • Check the AC compressor belt for damage and cracks frequently

Car AC Repair, Recharges, & Compressor Replacements In Chandler & Tempe, Arizona

Since 1989 local residents of Chandler & Tempe, Arizona residents have come to know the name of AZ Auto Air for car ac repair, maintenance, and custom ac hoses. We are a family-owned shop whose philosophy in auto repair is to find your car’s problems and fix them correctly the first time. We know that everyone loves their car, so we treat every car repair at AZ Auto Air like our own. Auto repair has never been easier when you use a friendly shop that cares about you as a person. To us you are more than just another number and that is a reputation we are constantly proud of.

AZ Auto Air looks forward to serving your general auto repair needs. You may also conveniently take advantage of our auto repair services from Mesa, Gilbert, and Tempe. We are rated as one of the best repair garages in Arizona and take pride in the vehicle repair services we offer. Don’t let your car go without the repairs it needs. You will understand why our customers leave with a smile on their faces when your car drives the way it’s supposed to. Take advantage of a quality, family-owned repair shop that has served the Phoenix metro area since 1989. See you soon.

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