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Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
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Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

Your truck or car's AC system is almost completely airtight, but your freon refrigerant is always slowly leaking out. Eventually, a car will lose enough freon so that its air conditioning system will no longer cool effectively. At Major Muffler & Auto Repair at 2870 Churn Creek Rd we are ready to recharge your AC to help you keep your car or truck's cabin temperature cool.

"Help My AC Only Blows Warm Air!"

New advancements in R134a freon systems means that freon in newer cars doesn't leak out as much as old R12 freon systems. The average new model economy car only leaks about 0.41 ounces of refrigerant per year. Come to Major Muffler & Auto Repair in Redding when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

Major Muffler & Auto Repair's Fast 3 Step Process:
  • Vacuum out all the old refrigerant before refilling it.
  • Add new R134a refrigerant.
  • Pressurize your car's AC system and test for mico-leaks.
"Does Major Muffler & Auto Repair Have R12 Freon For My Classic Car?"

Unfortunately R12 freon is no longer available. If your car or truck was made before 1994 you must convert your entire AC system to the new R134a standard. This involves replacing dozens of seals and several AC auto parts. R134a is a more highly pressurized and much more efficient refrigerant pound for pound than R12. Most classic car AC compressors and condensers cannot withstand the intense pressure required and choose to add about 25% less freon to accommodate older systems. This means your AC may not cool as well as it used to. Converting your R12 system to R134a is a big job so stop by Major Muffler & Auto Repair today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 2870 Churn Creek Rd.

"Is Used Freon Ok?"

Many auto repair shops resell used AC refrigerant. The old freon is cleaned using a specialized recovery machine that removes contaminants. Used freon provided by Major Muffler & Auto Repair works just as well as new freon after it's cleaned. Accepting used freon is a great way to help minimize the impact freon has on the environment.

Freon gas becomes a liquid when pressurized inside your car's A/C system but returns to its gaseous state as it leaks out. Many drivers in Redding are completely unaware that they are losing freon until the day when they turn on the car's AC and find only warm air blows out. Call 530-223-6640 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 2870 Churn Creek Rd and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

More AC Repair Services:

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What People Say About Us

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    , 05/25/2022

    10/10 with these guys. Was only in town for a couple days and wanted to get something done. Someone had missed their appointment so I got in only a couple hours after I first went into the shop to talk about what I wanted done. Time wise and service wise these guys are awesome, 10/10 recommend and love the way my car sounds now! Good job Major Muffler!

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    , 05/24/2022

    This place is awesome! Their level of service is second to none! They were very polite and courteous. They do excellent work and we'll definitely use them again if ever needed.

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    , 04/07/2022

    Honest work. Hard to find. Extremely happy with my service.

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    , 11/12/2021

    Great people, very good at their job & back up their work!

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    , 10/28/2021

    They are a great place to go.

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    , 10/21/2021

    This guy is honest and a stand up business man. He could have done a $450 job and never told me my truck had a manufactures defect. I have come here in the past and had the same experience. Thank you for being honest. Scott

Call us for service: 530-223-6640

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