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When booking my car in for its two-year service I was advised to have my air conditioning re-gassed and seal changed. It would cost £60 - should I do it?
My 2003 Volkswagen Passat Estate is suffering from air con problems. It refuses to cool, even after a gas top up. Any suggestions?
I have found water dripping inside my Citroen C4 Picasso. The problem is around the footwell, but I cannot see any blockage around the rain water channels. Could it be anything to do with the air con system?
The air con on my Renault Scenic started making a grinding noise last week and I noticed passenger well was soaked. I dried the car out and the air con still works, but my local garage suggest the reservoir...
If I put auto climate control on 99% of the time will I use more petrol than if I turned it off ? To assist you I drive a Ford Mondeo Ghia X Manual gearbox (year 2002) an average of 40miles per hour...
The engine management light showed up on my 2004 SEAT Leon 1.6 petrol the other day. The engine has been fluctuating between 700rpm to 1000rpm at idling, but this is not a regular phenomenon as it happens...
Your recommendation is to use air con regularly to avoid dry seals but my car manual recommends leaving air con on to enable the climate control system to function but later on the quick start manual it...
After reading your column regarding CB's complaint about damage to a Yaris a/c condenser, I feel I should write to tell you that both my Saab 9-3s suffered similar damage within weeks of each other during...
I am going to change my wife's 2009 1.4 Corsa. She requires five doors, reversing sensors and aircon. The car does around 7000 miles pa, mostly short journeys but with the odd longer ride. There is such...
I had my 2007 Alfa Romeo 159's air conditioning checked for the first time since new, and the engineer said they took out 260 cl and replaced it with 430 cl. He did not know whether the old and new gases...
 

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