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Odd Noises from Your Car AC (And What They Mean)

Odd Noises from Your Car AC (And What They Mean)

In the modern world of technology, everyone is surrounded by constantly buzzing and beeping devices. These noises can get on your nerves, but they also serve an essential purpose — they let you know when something is wrong. Like your phone or your computer, your car has a variety of sensors and components that make noise when they’re not working correctly. And while some of these sounds may be nothing to worry about, others can indicate a severe problem. Here are some of the most common odd noises you might hear from your car AC and what they could mean: Screeching/Squealing Although you may think that these sounds are coming from your car AC, they’re actually emanating from your engine. If you hear these noises when you first turn on your car AC, it’s likely due to a loose or damaged serpentine belt. Causes The serpentine belt is responsible for powering your car’s AC ... read more

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How much Does it Cost to Fix the AC in Your Car?

How much Does it Cost to Fix the AC in Your Car?

How Much To Fix The AC In Your Car?How Much To Fix AC Compressor In Cars?Can You Repair The AC System Yourself?Car AC Maintenance Tips To Prevent Unnecessary RepairsBottom Line The average cost of having your car’s AC system fixed is around $488. However, you can expect the price to go higher depending on the extent of the damage and if certain parts need replacing. Despite being found in 99% of all modern cars, air conditioners are one of the most overlooked and poorly maintained components. Sooner or later, your car’s AC will be in dire need of proper maintenance and repairs. In this article, we’ll determine how much it costs to fix the AC in your car. We ... read more

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Is Your Car Heater Blowing Cold Air? Possible Causes

Is Your Car Heater Blowing Cold Air? Possible Causes

Reasons Your Heater is Blowing Cold Air in the CarIdentifying Heater Core ProblemsPreventive Maintenance Steps for Car HeatersBottom Line Your car heater blowing cold air can be caused by several problems, ranging from heater core issues to malfunctioning thermostats. With winter just around the corner, it’s more important than ever to start checking for heating and cooling system issues. This is one of the recommended ways to prepare your vehicle for the coming cold season. Fortunately, car heaters blowing cold air is an easy problem to diagnose and troubleshoot, especially when you’re familiar with the common causes. In this article, we’ll talk about the possible causes of this problem and other r ... read more

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Telltale Signs Your Car's AC Needs Immediate Repairs

Telltale Signs Your Car's AC Needs Immediate Repairs

There are many components involved in running your vehicle, making it easy for you to ignore more minor issues concerning the AC system until it’s too late. A simple case of strange noises can lead to extensive air conditioning repairs that often range from $1,000 to $4,000 and even more. It’s best to know the signs of a failing AC system as soon as possible so you can avoid further damage and expensive repairs. In this article, we’ll share some of the signs your car’s AC requires serious car AC repairs. Unpleasant Odor If you turn on your car’s AC and notice a noxious odor, it could be a sign of extensive mold and bacterial infestation. Mold build-up usually happens to vehicles that rarely use the AC or frequently use the max system, sometimes bringing extra moisture. B ... read more

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Car AC not Blowing Cold Air? - Common Causes

Car AC not Blowing Cold Air? - Common Causes

Possible Refrigerant LeakCar AC Not Working Due To Electrical IssuesBlocked or Broken CondenserAC Compressor Might Be FaultyThere’s Mold and Mildew Build-upHow To Maintain Your Car’s AC SystemKeep Your Car’s AC Working Properly Your vehicle’s air conditioning system may not be working correctly for several reasons, ranging from faulty compressors to refrigerant leaks. According to an analysis by Consumer Reports, some car models like the 2015 GMC Acadia and the 2013 BMW X5 are simply prone to AC problems. If you start noticing your AC blowing out warmer air than usual, there might be a problem worth checking ... read more

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Is Your Car AC Blowing Hot Air? Here are 3 Possible Reasons

Is Your Car AC Blowing Hot Air? Here are 3 Possible Reasons

In Florida, an air-conditioning unit in your vehicle is not a luxury but a necessity. The hot and humid weather makes it nearly impossible to drive comfortably without one. More importantly, it can be unsafe, especially for small children and pets who are sensitive to high temperatures. For these reasons, it can be very stressful to get into your vehicle one sunny morning and find out that the car A/C is blowing hot air. If this happens, don’t panic. Most problems with vehicle air-conditioning units can be repaired quickly. Depending on the cause, you can fix the issue yourself if you have automotive A/C knowledge, or an experienced technician can do it for you for more complicated problems. The following are possible reasons your vehicle’s A/C unit is blowing hot air. Your Vehicle Is Leaking Refrigerant Automotive refrigerant is a gas compresse ... read more

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HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Driving a Mercedes Benz is dream, but if your air conditioning malfunctions on a hot summer day in Florida, it can become a nightmare. Superior handling and luxury components are two of the primary factors that entice drivers to choose a car from the Mercedes line-up, but finding the right place to meet your Mercedes service and repair needs should be at the top of your priority list, within the first few months of ownership. BenzShops.com states that: … Many owners of C-Class models have complained of problems with the air conditioning units in their vehicles, reporting A/C system failure after about 70,000 miles. The complaints state that only hot air blows, even when the temperature has been switched to the lowest possible setting. This could be a result of a complete failure of the system, in which case it would need to be replaced. If you suspect that the ... read more

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