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Your truck or car's AC system is almost completely airtight, but your freon refrigerant is always slowly leaking out. Eventually, a car will lose enough freon so that its air conditioning system will no longer cool effectively. At Affordable Auto and Truck Repair at 4655 118th Ave N Unit B we are ready to recharge your AC to help you keep your car or truck's cabin temperature cool.

"Help My AC Only Blows Warm Air!"

New advancements in R134a freon systems means that freon in newer cars doesn't leak out as much as old R12 freon systems. The average new model economy car only leaks about 0.41 ounces of refrigerant per year. Come to Affordable Auto and Truck Repair in Clearwater when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

Affordable Auto and Truck Repair's Fast 3 Step Process:
  • Vacuum out all the old refrigerant before refilling it.
  • Add new R134a refrigerant.
  • Pressurize your car's AC system and test for mico-leaks.
"Does Affordable Auto and Truck Repair Have R12 Freon For My Classic Car?"

Unfortunately R12 freon is no longer available. If your car or truck was made before 1994 you must convert your entire AC system to the new R134a standard. This involves replacing dozens of seals and several AC auto parts. R134a is a more highly pressurized and much more efficient refrigerant pound for pound than R12. Most classic car AC compressors and condensers cannot withstand the intense pressure required and choose to add about 25% less freon to accommodate older systems. This means your AC may not cool as well as it used to. Converting your R12 system to R134a is a big job so stop by Affordable Auto and Truck Repair today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 4655 118th Ave N Unit B.

"Is Used Freon Ok?"

Many auto repair shops resell used AC refrigerant. The old freon is cleaned using a specialized recovery machine that removes contaminants. Used freon provided by Affordable Auto and Truck Repair works just as well as new freon after it's cleaned. Accepting used freon is a great way to help minimize the impact freon has on the environment.

Freon gas becomes a liquid when pressurized inside your car's A/C system but returns to its gaseous state as it leaks out. Many drivers in Clearwater are completely unaware that they are losing freon until the day when they turn on the car's AC and find only warm air blows out. Call 727-329-8728 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 4655 118th Ave N Unit B and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

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what our customers say

Affordable Auto did an outstanding job remaining transparent and providing great communication and service!! I would highly recommend this shop to anyone looking for dealer quality work for half the price. They also went out of their way to help me deliver a gift to my friend that lives locally. Thank you!! : )
M
, 01/20/2022

Troy and his team were great! Finding someone who could change our Lincoln MKZ hybrid battery, same day, was awesome! Thank you!
M
, 01/19/2022

I would highly recommend using this company for your auto needs. They kept me updated as to my car repair, communicated what they?ve found & repair options. Troy was very helpful every step of the way, & I never felt like I was ?taken a run for my money?. For the price & customer service, no need to review other companies!
T
, 12/09/2021

The tech did a fantastic job diagnosing and repairing the brakes on my wife's 2016 Honda CR-V. It turns out that whoever did the brakes for the previous owner did them wrong and Affordable Auto and Truck Repair was able to diagnose and fix it VERY quickly. No more squeaky brakes and no more tire sensor light. Great service, great price! Thanks to all of you! Will definitely come back with all my vehicles.
M
, 12/07/2021

Honest and fair dealing from the good people at Affordable Auto?they really do value their customers and they will not take advantage of you. You can just tell that they are a family operated business that stays true to their core values. They fixed my truck up perfectly and for a great price. Very thankful for them! I would definitely recommend anybody here, as well as family and friends.
A
, 11/24/2021

Honest business that shows you exactly what needs to be done. Warranties their work for 2 years. Highly recommended.
M
, 11/11/2021

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