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727-343-4242 | 7121 9th Ave North, St.Petersburg, 33710

Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

Affordable Auto and Truck Repair

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 Affordable Auto and Truck Repair at 7121 9th Ave North 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 Affordable Auto and Truck Repair in St.Petersburg when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

Affordable Auto and Truck 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 Affordable Auto and Truck 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 Affordable Auto and Truck Repair today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 7121 9th Ave North.

"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 Affordable Auto and Truck 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 St.Petersburg 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 727-343-4242 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 7121 9th Ave North and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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Bob and his staff are amazing! They are all very professional, friendly, and upfront with prices. We have been taking our cars there for a few years now and have always been very pleased!! As long as Bob is in charge we will be customers. Thank you for great and honest service!!!

, 09/27/2021

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Great service. Squeezed me in when battery suddenly died. Installed new battery and cleaned up all the connections. In and out in 20 minutes. Fair price. Friendly and professional. Will use them again.

, 04/03/2021

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Fair price, quality workmanship.

, 03/16/2021

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First time taking my car here. I went by A.A.A. recommendation for certified shop and good reviews.. Close to home too! I feel I was treated honestly. That's a big deal. The manager also took the time to explain the repair very professionally.

, 03/02/2021

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Bob, the owner, took really great care of my older vehicle. Very friendly and affordable.

, 03/02/2021

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We were on vacation and a long way from home when the brakes started scraping and making noise. These guys checked our brakes free of charge and ensured us it was nothing to worry about, which was a big load off my mind. They could've easily taken advantage of us. Highly recommended.

, 02/24/2021

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