Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Sarnia . It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Sarnia drivers that visit LaSalle Auto Centre is contaminated refrigerant (the gas that cools the air). The inside of the A/C hoses deteriorates over time and tiny fragments of rubber clog passages. This makes the system less efficient and overworks various c... read more
Hey Sarnia ! Let's talk about one of our Ontario summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Sarnia drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to time to help it keep its cool.
Do you hear loud noises under the hood when you turn on your air conditioner? Do you only get cool air sporadically... read more
Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Sarnia require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some parts manufacturers require other components to be replaced along with certain failed parts in order to maintain the new part warranty. This is because a given failure may be the result of another wo... read more
Sarnia drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubricate and protect expensive components and keep seals and gaskets from drying out. If refrigerant has leaked out – so has the compressor oil. This oil needs to be replenished whenever... read more
Most Sarnia drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ontario highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Sarnia rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot vehicle.A lot of Sarnia drivers judge their vehicles' air conditioning systems as “non-essential” and so may neglect them in favor of repairs and maintenance that keep... read more
Most Ontario auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning system can extend its life and prevent costly repair bills.Why is it important for Sarnia area drivers to get routine maintenance on their air conditi... read more
Warm weather or cold, Sarnia drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Sarnia people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At LaSalle Auto Centre, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air conditioning service, just as we do for transmission service, oil changes and so on.
Maintaining your air conditioning system means that you always have enough refrigerant to prope... read more
Most Sarnia drivers don't even think about their air conditioner.
Now here's a tip for Sarnia vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Ontario winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out.
The air conditioner actually removes some of the moisture in the air. So if you have trouble with fogging on your vehicle windshield during Ontario winters or during a rain storm, running the A/C on the defrost... read more