17th June 2020
As the summer months are approaching, the demand for using our air conditioning systems in our vehicles naturally becomes higher. But is there a right and a wrong way to use our car air con? And are you wondering how car air conditioning works? From the top air con mistakes to avoid to details on how air conditioning works in vehicles, our air conditioning tips guide has you covered all year round.
As the name suggest, air conditioning 'conditions' the air in your vehicle through a system which works through vents and nozzles to circulate air around your vehicle. This reduces the humidity content and the moisture in the air - improving visibility as well as altering the temperature in the car. The main principles for car air con are evaporation and condensation - removing the existing heat and moisture that's already in the vehicle, and replacing this with cooler air.
However, there are often some mistakes and misconceptions people have regarding using your car's air conditioning in the right way. Some of these include:
Similar to other car parts, such as your tyres, brake fluid and your vehicle's engine, it's important to perform regular car air con maintenance to your vehicle's air con system. Here at Merityre Specialists, we offer our expert air conditioning recharge service, which ensures the system is performing to its optimal potential. It's important to ensure this service is scheduled into your motoring calendar - as air conditioning services are not a part of routine vehicle servicing. It's recommended this service occurs every 2 years. Find out more from our ultimate guide to air conditioning recharge.
Now you've learnt the top car air con tips to avoid mistakes with your system, find out more information on our air conditioning services by getting in touch with one of our experts today. Locate your nearest Merityre branch to book in for your air conditioning service.