Wellborn Auto Service provides a wide range of services to keep your vehicle running smooth.
As your trusted VW & Audi Specicialists, we pride ourself in providing services for all makes and models.
Your vehicle cool in the summer with our Air Conditioning services. When your A/C is not working, we perform diagnostics on it, add refrigerant or replace broken parts. Our quality A/C diagnostic and repair specialists use most recent equipment to provide a professional evacuation and re-charge of your vehicles system.
We use only the dealer-recommended refrigerant for your vehicle. When the repairs are complete we make sure that your air conditioning system will cool your cars interior to the proper temperature.
Here are some questions that are commonly asked about vehicle air conditioning systems.
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The Air Conditioning system cools and dehumidifies the air in the passenger compartment using a refrigerant.
Air conditioning systems require minimal maintenance. Usually just a visual inspection according to the manufacturer's recommended schedule is sufficient. Symptoms that may indicate a problem are system's inability to cool down the interior of the car on not-so-hot days, or noise coming from the engine bay when the A/C is on.
You will normally only be seeking service on your car's A/C system when you notice a decrease in its cooling capability or when it isn't working at all.
Some of the components of your Air Conditioning system include
The compressor is a belt-driven device that compresses refrigerant gas and transfers it into the condenser. It is the core of your vehicle's air conditioning system.
The condenser's primary function is to cool the refrigerator. The condenser dissipates heat released by compressed gases and condenses them into high pressure liquids.
The receiver is a metal container that serves as a storage receptacle for the refrigerant; also known as a drier because it absorbs moisture from the refrigerant and filters out harmful debris and acids. It is recommended that you change your drier every 3-4 years to ensure quality filtration and prevent any chemical damage.
The orifice tube (also known as the expansion valve) is a controlling mechanism that regulates refrigerant flow throughout the system. It also converts high pressure liquid refrigerant (from the condenser) into low pressure liquid, so that it can enter the evaporator.
The evaporator removes heat from the inside of your vehicle. The evaporator allows the refrigerant to absorb heat, causing it to boil and change into a vapor. When this occurs, the vapor leaves the evaporator through the compressor, cooling your car and reducing humidity. The evaporator houses the most refrigerant in the heat transfer process and harmful acids can corrode it.