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Air Con Gas loss results back in

Post by Welly » Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:27 pm

Further to a recent related topic on here, today my a/c is being re-gassed:

It is almost exactly 3 years since it was last done:

Recommended Capacity: 530 grammes

Actual Capacity found before re-gas: 420 grammes :o

So it has lost 20% over 3 years (6.66% per year).

Bit surprised but not too bad I suppose, just need some warm weather :roll:
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Post by puggy » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:04 pm

So you are to blame for the sudden down turn in the weather :roll:
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Post by Bailes1992 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:53 pm

Mines empty after 4 years. Needs regassing badly.
It goes cool, but very very slightly.
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Post by grasmere59 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:57 pm

My bmw's A/C hasn't been touched from new (2001) and it'll still freeze your bo##ocks off. :cheesy: It''ll pack up now I've said that :(
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Post by DaiRees » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:33 pm

Strangely enough the wife's focus' AC isn't working this year, I think it's because she doesn't use it often enough. How much is a check and regas these days?

The pug's was still going strong after 10 years, but I never turned it off.
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Post by GingerMagic » Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:02 pm

Its around £40 - £50 depending where you go. Seems pricey but they are generally thorough and do pressure checks etc before a re-gas.
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Post by scotty73 » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:08 am

DaiRees wrote:
The pug's was still going strong after 10 years, but I never turned it off.
You could turn it on to cool the garage down :supafrisk:

Okay I'm just bitter :arrowl: oh look what i did there :cheesy: that mine don't work. :evil:
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Post by Bailes1992 » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:10 pm

Kwik Fit will do a full check on the A/C system and if they can't regass it won't charge you a penny!

Although I'm having a hard time in trusting them with my car :roll:
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Post by Doggy » Fri Jun 14, 2013 8:13 pm

Bailes1992 wrote:.....Although I'm having a hard time in trusting them with my car :roll:
I'd have a hard time trusting them with a bicycle pump. :supafrisk:
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Post by scotty73 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:42 am

Bailes1992 wrote:Kwik Fit will do a full check on the A/C system and if they can't regass it won't charge you a penny!

Although I'm having a hard time in trusting them with my car :roll:
They done mine, found a leak but didn't have anyone qualified to "find the leak"... Nearest place for someone to look at it was Barry... but you're right they didn't charge me for the 45 minute wait to hear something I'd already guessed. :roll:
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Re: Air Con Gas loss results back in

Post by trem1 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:42 am

they topped the aircon up on my last 407 after checking it for leaks and driving out of kwik-fit the aircon was freezing cold.......................................for about a week :roll:


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