Car Air Conditioning Services

At Formula One Autocentres we offer two types of air conditioning services; Air Conditioning Re-Gas and Air Conditioning Cleaning. Our services ensure that your car's air-con system is working efficiently all year round, whilst also removing any unpleasant smells that it may emit.

Both air conditioning services are available to buy online at very competitive prices. Plus, if your air conditioning isn't cooler after our Aircon Re-Gas, then the service is free of charge!


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Air Conditioning Re-Gas*

It is recommended that you should recharge your air conditioning system every 2 years with gas and lubricant to keep it running efficiently. This is not included as part of a routine car service - so it can often be overlooked. We encourage you to have your air conditioning recharged if your car is over 2 years old.

How does charging a car air conditioner work?

A drop in gas pressure will result in a loss of cooling efficiency, which will make your engine work harder and, in turn, use more fuel. That's why our Aircon Re-Gas service ensures that your air conditioning system is working efficiently by testing the gas pressure to see if it has dropped. The process works as follows:

  1. Our fully trained technicians will take a temperature reading from your air conditioning system.
  2. Once all the old refrigerant gas, oil and dye have been removed, the whole system is cleaned with any moisture within withdrawn.
  3. Once the system has been thoroughly cleansed our technicians will inject new oil, dye and refrigerant gas and take a temperature reading again to ensure that the Re-Gas has made a difference to the cold air temperature.

Our process will ensure that your air conditioning system is working to its full potential. However, if our technicians find that the Re-Gas has had no impact on the air conditioning temperature then the service will be FREE of charge.

*R134A Gas used at most Centres. R1234YF Gas available at selected centres. Additional charges may apply.


Car Air Conditioning Cleaning

The Air Conditioning Clean from Formula One Autocentres service follows a similar pattern to our Re-Gas service without the charging aspect. Our technicians start by removing all the harmful bacteria that can build up within the air conditioning system. By circulating a special cleaner through all air intakes and venting systems we remove any unpleasant smells and leave your car interior smelling clean and fresh. We recommend that this air con cleaning service is carried out once a year in order to keep your air conditioning system as clean as possible.

If you do notice any unpleasant odours inside your car, simply get in touch with your nearest Formula One Autocentre where we can advise further. Locate your nearest centre to book in your car air conditioning services, from air con checks to air con recharge now.

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What people are saying about us...

  • - Rachel, Crewe - Aug 2, 2022
  • I usually take my cars for MOT to Formula one in Slough and always had a good experience. They don't try and oversell and generally give you the right advice.

    - nayer, Slough - Jul 18, 2022
  • Very positive experience. Friendly staff and kept me informed about what needed to be done to my car. Also, let me drop off and collect car when it was convenient for me which worked well with balancing family life.

    - Natalie, Stevenage (Boulton Road) - Jul 21, 2022
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