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Air conditioning service Chicago

March 5, 2014

aAir Conditioning Maintenance At Triangle Auto Service In Chicago

Warm weather or cold, Chicago drivers still need to think about their Minivanís air conditioning. Most Chicago people donít service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Triangle Auto Service, we can advise you on your 's preventive maintenance schedules for air...read more

Ford Fusion A/C not working Chicago

February 13, 2014

aFord Fusion a/c problem. Ford Fusion came in with the a/c not working. The vehicle was at another shop, so we knew were in for a tough one. After checking complete a/c system found system was full of refrigerant. We scanned the a/c control system and found the a/c temperature probe was reading -88 degrees. The computer was not...read more

A/C compressor Chicago
February 13, 2014

aA/c compressor replacement.  Sometimes we get sticker shock when we get our estimate for vehicle repairs.  This is a Audi R8 with a seemingly simple  A/C compressor replacement.  The amount of work that has to be done to remove parts on some newer cars can be in the 10+ hours of labor.  Triangle Auto Service 4060...read more

Be aware of different refrigerants
March 1, 2011

Be aware of replacement refrigerants.  R415b is being sold as a r12 and sometime's a r134a replacement.  This refrigerant is commonly given a  ASHRAE certification. This r415b is a blend and is also highly flammable.  Although it may work in a vehicles a/c system it will invalidate warranties on OEM products and...read more

Run your vehicles air conditioner year round

January 7, 2011

Once the summer heat has lifted most people shut off their vehicles air conditioner and to never think about it till spring.  Running your vehicles air conditioning system in the winter months, keeps the system operating in peak condition all year.  Running the system even for only a couple minutes once a week keeps the seals...read more

recycle refrigerant

October 28, 2010

When having your vehicle's A/C system professionally serviced or repaired, insist on proper repair procedures and quality replacement parts. Insist on recovery and recycling so that refrigerant can be reused and not released into the atmosphere.

We recycle every fluid and refrigerant that is...read more

A/C tips
September 21, 2010

An air conditioning system's worst enemy is moisture.  Whenever an air conditioning system is opened up for repairs, it is a cheap insurance policy to replace the accumulator/drier at that time.  Although most driers or accumulators seem to never fail, the dessicant inside can become saturated and will not properly...read more


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