Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Charlotte, but not in your vehicle. When Charlotte residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more comfortable drive around NC has a lot of benefits, and keeping the AC System well maintained can help prevent repairs.
A common cause of AC failure is water and air in the system. The system does not work as well with air in it. And water can cause rust that leads to damage of the A/C components. Also refrigerant, the stuff that makes the air cold, can leak out, reducing the efficiency of the system and making it work harder to try to cool the air. That is why periodically evacuating the air conditioning system and recharging it keeps the proper amount of clean refrigerant in the system for Charlotte residents, so it cools better and lasts longer.
Charlotte drivers should also run the air conditioner regularly, even in the winter, so that it lubricates itself and keeps the seals from drying out. The seals can crack and that leads to leaks. Your vehicle's owner's manual will have recommendations for how often to service your air conditioner. Some service centers also have this information as part of their computer databases. Your friendly and knowledgeable Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte service advisor can give you more information.
Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte
9835 Rocky River Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
March 27, 2022
A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... More
March 20, 2022
In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More
March 13, 2022
Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Charlotte drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as... More