Winter special Air-con regas £29.99 @ ATS (normally £44.99)
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Winter special Air-con regas £29.99 @ ATS (normally £44.99)

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Found 7th Jan 2014
If your unsure if you air con system works you can get a free check done at ats just book yourself in

Heres the sales pitch from ATS...

Demist your windscreen on cold winter mornings with no fuss by using your car Air Conditioning system.

Here comes the winter and it’s time to make sure your car’s Air Conditioning system is operating well. Regular checks will ensure that it is working at optimum performance and you can rapidly demist and clear foggy windows by drawing the humility out of the air and defrost your windows quicker.



Get your car Air Conditioning system checked.

Did you know your car Air Conditioning should be checked regularly? In fact, it is recommended that you should recharge your Air Conditioning system with gas and lubricant every 2 years to keep it running efficiently. A drop in gas pressure will result in a loss of cooling efficiency as well as making your engine work harder (which, in turn, means more fuel). Remember, this is not usually included in your car’s annual service.

At ATS Euromaster, our fully trained technicians will adjust Air Conditioning lubricant and refrigerant levels in line with the manufacturer’s recommendation all for our special price of £29.99

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unless ATS have changed a lot recently, I wouldnt let them touch anything, as they like to...how to put it politely...they like to "find work"

Im no expert but I dont see why you would need to regas your aircon. Unless it has a leak surely it should run foreever. A fridge runs 24/7 for years and you dont see many people getting them regassed. Im sure some one will correct me.

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moosery2

unless ATS have changed a lot recently, I wouldnt let them touch … unless ATS have changed a lot recently, I wouldnt let them touch anything, as they like to...how to put it politely...they like to "find work"




to be honest all car garages are the same i hate going to them but i do trust a machine over these dudes who work at garages.
you do know the recharge is all done by a machine (plug and wait) only need a human to plug it in , if they turn around and say something wrong with my air con system or it has a leak i shouldnt have to pay... as the service was not carried out eg air con recharged so your in a win win situation
if i wanted my brakes changed or car serviced id go elsewhere personally


Edited by: "BoGoF" 7th Jan 2014

BoGoF

to be honest all car garages are the same i hate going to them but i do … to be honest all car garages are the same i hate going to them but i do trust a machine over these dudes who work at garages. you do know the recharge is all done by a machine (plug and wait) only need a human to plug it in , if they turn around and say something wrong with my air con system or it has a leak i shouldnt have to pay... as the service was not carried out eg air con recharged so your in a win win situationif i wanted my brakes changed or car serviced id go elsewhere personally



A fair point, and yes most garages are as bad as each other...the only solution is to find a small local firm that you can build up trust with, word of mouth etc. I wish the regulating bodies would step up and control it, it's like the wild west round here (Birmingham) and the main/branded dealers are the worst offenders in my experience (with exception of kwik fit oddly..I always assumed they're too busy/lazy to look for extra cash).

Not sure about the aircon recharge, it's a fair point, I guess cars move a lot more than fridges do and shaking up refrigerant probably has something to do with it, but also worth mentioning that fridges do (sometimes) also need a re-gas, people just tend to throw them out instead.

if not here then could someone recommend a place i can get my ac regassed?im in the walsall area so anywhere around walsall, willenhall, wolverhampton, great barr area...

30 squid is cheap so just go ats they carnt foook it up its plug n play

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moosery2

A fair point, and yes most garages are as bad as each other...the only … A fair point, and yes most garages are as bad as each other...the only solution is to find a small local firm that you can build up trust with, word of mouth etc. I wish the regulating bodies would step up and control it, it's like the wild west round here (Birmingham) and the main/branded dealers are the worst offenders in my experience (with exception of kwik fit oddly..I always assumed they're too busy/lazy to look for extra cash).Not sure about the aircon recharge, it's a fair point, I guess cars move a lot more than fridges do and shaking up refrigerant probably has something to do with it, but also worth mentioning that fridges do (sometimes) also need a re-gas, people just tend to throw them out instead.



i agree, i feel very vulnerable at any garage ,i prefer to do the work myself but having the stamp and recepts for the work carried out from the stealers does help when coming to sell the car... i find it hard to build trust because they all seem the same and over price everything it doesnt help by me bringing in high perfomance and prestige vehicles in everytime lol i am a sitting target for these guys

BoGoF

i agree, i feel very vulnerable at any garage ,i prefer to do the work … i agree, i feel very vulnerable at any garage ,i prefer to do the work myself but having the stamp and recepts for the work carried out from the stealers does help when coming to sell the car... i find it hard to build trust because they all seem the same and over price everything it doesnt help by me bringing in high perfomance and prestige vehicles in everytime lol i am a sitting target for these guys




don't take it personally, years ago when I drove a peugeot 106 I'd constantly get "quotes" during services/MOTs for well over the value of the car. The best was an imaginary gasket and as if that wasnt enough, an imaginary oil sump on top, but hey, a discount if they replaced both of the parts that weren't even faulty. Another local garage tested both at length and only charged me for wasted time thankfully. Of course neither had any faults. And this was the main dealer! Oh, and then there was ATS, their best one was £480 for a rear brake cylinder that was leaking, funny enough it stopped leaking and had never been leaking straight afterward. Oh, and the repair should have been £85 too.

I'm not sure whether I look stupid or whether they take bets on who can "score the most", but either way, I got sick of it..thankfully eventually found a good garage, albeit a slightly grumpy mechanic but an honest one...

666FU

Im no expert but I dont see why you would need to regas your aircon. … Im no expert but I dont see why you would need to regas your aircon. Unless it has a leak surely it should run foreever. A fridge runs 24/7 for years and you dont see many people getting them regassed. Im sure some one will correct me.



I'm not correcting you but I thought the same as you, if you look into it a car air-con is slightly different to a fridge. That is a fridge is a sealed unit with solid pipes & no movement/vibration. A car air-con has flexible pipes, rubber seals & is reported to lose up to 10% per year?

Having said that there are many who have never had to "top up" there air-con but if you do this is a decent price & as far as I'm aware they can't cock it up as it is the machine that does it, unless they programme the wrong info in?
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