Air Conditioning Service

Air Conditioning Service

It’s the first sweltering day of the summer. You are uncomfortably squirming in your seat, you push that long-neglected AC button, only to be met with an unwelcome blast of hot air coming from your vents. A bad situation made even worse: that’s when you turn to C & C Auto – your AC service and repair center. If your AC isn’t maintained regularly, it can lose about five percent of its original efficiency every year. So without proper maintenance, your AC unit may be performing as poorly as other models that are much older! There is some good news, though. You are still able to recover most of that lost efficiency by scheduling an appointment at C & C Auto with one of our factory-trained professionals – we understand all aspects of air conditioning repair, from modern computerized components to environmental disposal concerns. The AC systems of today are fairly complex, and improvements are always being made. That’s why you should come to us, the qualified source for everything related to your air conditioning system. The following is a brief diagram of some of the basic components that make up this system:

  • Compressor

    The compressor is a belt-driven device that gets its name from compressing refrigerant gas and transferring it into the condenser. While it is basically acting as a simple pump, the compressor is the core of your vehicle’s AC system.

  • Condenser

    The condenser’s main function is to cool the refrigerant. It is a heat dissipating device which radiates heat that is released by compressed gases and condenses them into high-pressure liquids. Where the condenser is located depends on how new or old your car is, but usually, it is found at the front of your car, directly in front of the engine cooling radiator.

  • Receiver (Drier)

    A metal container that acts as storage for the refrigerant is called a receiver. The receiver is also called a drier because it absorbs moisture from the refrigerant and filters out fragments of debris and harmful acids that could otherwise harm your air conditioning system. Generally located on the liquid line of the air conditioning system, your drier should be changed every three to four years to assure quality filtration and rule out any damage caused by these harmful chemicals.

  • Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve

    The orifice tube (AKA, the expansion valve) is a controlling mechanism that regulates the flow of refrigerant throughout the system. It also converts high-pressure liquid refrigerant (from the condenser) into a low-pressure liquid, so that it can enter the evaporator. Usually located at the evaporator inlet, the orifice tube can also be located between the condenser and the evaporator, or inside the outlet of the condenser.

  • Evaporator

    Designed to remove heat from inside your car, the evaporator, therefore, is a heat exchanger that is crucial to your car’s air conditioning system (as well as you being comfortable). The evaporator lets the refrigerant absorb heat, causing it to boil and change into a vapor. As this occurs, the vapor is taken out of the evaporator by the compressor, cooling your vehicle and lessening humidity. Since the evaporator houses the most refrigerant in this heat transfer process, it is the most vulnerable to corrosion by harmful acids. This can damage the evaporator beyond repair, which is why it is vital that you see us to prevent this from happening.


As an incentive for our customers we now offer an immediate discount to customers who pay with cash. All prices posted and displayed in this business represent the Cash Discount Price.

A price adjustment of 4.0% is applied to all credit and debit card purchases. We thank you for your patronage and continued support as we strive to provide the same quality and service you expect, without raising our prices.

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