Pompano Beach summers are hot and humid, so windows-down driving just won’t do! If you turn on your AC and it’s not working, is minimally cooling your vehicle, is slow to cool, or the fan is blowing but only hot air is coming out—stop by Sunshine Auto Center for a rapid AC repair! You may also need an AC repair if your defroster isn’t working properly any time of year, especially if it’s not clearing your windows or taking longer than usual to clear your view. There are a variety of things that could be the culprit, so we will perform a full diagnostics and inspection. We are a family owned and operated business who understands the need for both safety and comfort. Our ASE Master Certified technicians will return your air conditioning to 100% as soon as possible!
Refrigerant Isn’t The Only Issue
We applaud your DIY mentality but topping off your AC refrigerant may not be the best way to go. For average day-to-day city driving you only need to replace or refill your refrigerant every three years—more frequently if you commute or drive full-time. While you may be looking for a quick AC fix, avoid the temptation to just add more fluid. Even if adding more fluid fixes the problem, it could be a temporary fix that does more damage than good. If your broken AC is due to a leaking hose or component, now your leak will worse. This could lead to serious damage to your compressor, especially in older vehicles that don’t have an automatic electronic turn-off feature when refrigerant is low. Instead, pop in to our shop and we will shed light on what is heating up your vehicle.
Your Vehicle AC Is More Complex Than You Might Imagine
Sometimes AC failure is gradual and sometimes it is immediate. As a general rule, most AC units decrease in efficiency about 5% each year. However, staying on top of your regularly scheduled maintenance and diagnostics will help you avoid a dip in cooling. When you bring your vehicle in for an AC inspection we will check and inspect your:
All hoses and connectors
Walk-Ins are always welcome at Sunshine Auto Center. Whether you are in need of vehicle air condition service or repair, body work, dent repairs, windshield or window glass replacement, or any of your preventative or last-minute service needs—we have your covered. Serving Pompano Beach since 1973, we are a name you know you can trust!