Category: Air Conditioning

A vehicle’s air conditioning recharge or regas connector showing the R1234YF gas type

Vehicle’s air conditioning blowing hot? Here’s what to do…

Is Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioning Blowing Hot Air? It’s that time of year again when the weather is heating up, so we turn to our air con for the first time in months and hope that it delivers that cool...

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Summer is coming, recharge your air conditioning

Everyone’s gassing about air conditioning in warmer spring weather There was a time, when air conditioning and climate control within a car was considered to be the height of luxury, although Iain Robertson suggests it is more of a lifestyle...

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Avoiding bamboozlement is important to Mr Clutch Autocentres

We live in a world where initials often replace words and abbreviations are part and parcel of mobile communications, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but equally jargon, or the use of technical words, can cause consumer confusion. Knowing how to...

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Vehicle climate control

Air-con re-gassing is not all hot air

Although the gas in your vehicle’s air-con, or climate control system, has a notional life expectancy (due to leakages) of around two years, motoring journalist Iain Robertson recommends replenishing it annually, for added safety and health. There was a time,...

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Phew! It’s HOT! Beware of the bugs!

Phew! It’s HOT! Beware of the bugs! We always complain about typical British weather but, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, while we seem to be experiencing ‘extremes’ of climate these days, Summer 2016 has not been too bad…so far. There...

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Top tips for looking after your car in summer

Proper maintenance of your car is essential all year round, and people will often talk about the importance of looking after your car during winter. Sometimes people tend to forget however, that the summer months can put just as much,...

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Don’t get caught out with faulty air-con this summer

When it was first introduced, having air conditioning in your car was seen to be a luxury option, only available to those paying a premium price tag. Times have changed though, and today air conditioning is seen as a standard...

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