My air con is not working after being regassed - what could be wrong?

I have a 2006 Mazda 3 and had the air-con regassed a month ago. It worked for a few weeks but then wouldn't blow cold. The regas garage checked and says the gas is fine and the compressor is working, so they're baffled as to the problem. They suggest taking the car to an air-con specialist. Any ideas?

Asked on 17 July 2018 by Ray Roberts

Answered by Honest John
I'm afraid that Mazda has been having some recent problems with failed condensers (the a/c 'radiators' at the front of the car). Of course, a 2006 isn't "recent", but a failed condenser could still be the problem. Try someone here:
Similar questions
I just bought a 2005 Honda Accord. I took it into a Honda dealership to check the air con as it wasn't working properly. They told me that the air conditioning condenser radiator needs replacing, which...
I've not been using the air con due to the weather conditions and now it doesn't work. I have a quote from my Nissan garage for a re-gas on my Qashqai at a cost of £159. I'm informed they need to re-gas...
Is £600 a fair charge to have the air conditioning re-gassed on a three year old Nissan Note? The condenser needed renewing, but the main cost was £300 for the gas.
Related models
Focus based. Bags of room and a comfortable ride, well equipped, saloon is the best looker and sharpest handling, depreciates slower than the 2004 Focus.


Value my car