1. Schedule Your Appointment
Whether scheduling online or over the phone be sure and let us know what you're experiencing so we can provide fast and accurate service advice.
2. Diagnostics and Inspections
Drop off your vehicle and the shop will get to work with inspections and diagnostics using the same equipment as the manufacturers to determine issues and next steps.
3. Digital Vehicle Inspection Report and Estimate
Following the diagnosis we will text you a digital vehicle inspection report, containing pictures and videos of our findings and recommendations.
4. Review and Approval
A service advisor will reach out to walk you through the findings and recommendations to determine how you would like to proceed, or you can approve work directly in your DVI.
5. Work Performed or Scheduled
Most work can be completed immediately, or scheduled based on parts and customer availability.
Identifying Common Vehicle AC Problems
There are several factors that can contribute to AC breakdown or diminished performance in your vehicle, including:
- Clogged or leaking condenser
- Improper refrigerant level
- Refrigerant cross-contamination
- Unresponsive pressure switches
- Damaged compressor
- Clutch problems
- Broken belt
- Moisture and debris-ridden filters
- Leaks in the AC system
- AC control head malfunctions
While low refrigerant levels are often the culprit for diminished AC quality, our comprehensive inspection examines your entire AC system to identify any additional issues that may be impacting its performance. It's important to note that attempting a DIY recharge with store-bought refrigerant cans is not recommended, as it can potentially cause irreparable damage to your AC system.
Recognizing Common Vehicle AC Warning Signs
Your vehicle's AC system often provides warning signs when it's struggling or on the verge of failure. Look out for the following indicators:
- Sound: Unusual noises coming from the vents or under the hood may signify AC problems.
- Smell: If your vehicle emits an unexplained odor, it could be a sign of bacterial buildup in the evaporator.
- Feeling: Inconsistent temperatures from the AC vents could indicate underlying compressor issues.
How Christian Brothers Automotive Can Help
At Christian Brothers Automotive Brannon Crossing, we employ state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies to pinpoint the root causes of your AC problems. Our experienced technicians provide honest and transparent solutions tailored to your specific needs.
As your trusted partners in automotive care, we offer a range of services to restore your AC system's functionality, including:
- Refrigerant recharge: If your refrigerant levels are low, we will replenish them with the appropriate amount to ensure your AC blows cold air again.
- Component replacements: We can replace broken condensers, leaking tubes, and dirty air filters to optimize your AC system's performance.
- Comprehensive repairs: No matter the issue or vehicle, our skilled technicians have extensive experience in addressing various AC problems.
Schedule Your AC Service Today
Don't endure uncomfortable drives in a sweltering vehicle. Contact your local Christian Brothers Automotive shop in Nicholasville today to schedule your AC service. Experience the exceptional care we provide and enjoy the cool relief of a well-functioning AC system in your vehicle.
Q. "Why won't my A/C blow cold air?"If you notice any fluid under your car it may be due to a leak within your A/C system. However, issues can range from the fan not working properly to needing a recharge. Click here to find out all the potential reasons your vehicle's A/C is not working properly.
Q. "Can I Recharge A Failing AC Myself?"It is possible if you have the proper knowledge and equipment, however, you may want to turn to a professional to avoid damage to your system. Click here to learn more about the dangers of at-home vehicle A/C recharges.
Q. "How Does Outside Heat Affect My AC?"The hotter it is outside, the harder the air conditioning in your vehicle has to work. Rising outside temperatures put extra strain on your entire vehicle and its cooling system, from the battery and belts to hoses and fluids, requiring each part to work overtime to keep your vehicle cool. The result of extreme spikes in temperatures may even require you to replace your air filter sooner, along with other various components that ensure your car’s cabin remains comfortable. Click here to learn more about what you can do to protect your car's A/C in the heat.
Q. "Warning signs my AC needs service?"Warning signs your AC needs maintenance includes a foul odor, noticeable airflow change, change in cooling, and loud noises when AC is on. Click here to learn more about Common Air Conditioning Problems & Solutions.
Q. "Do you offer a warranty?"As part of our Nice difference.® commitment to providing our customers the best auto service experience possible, we also offer a3-year/36,000-mile warranty on all the work that we do. We offer this warranty at every Christian Brothers Automotive nationwide, and it will be honored at any location, regardless of which branch did the initial work.
Q. "What is a Digital Vehicle Inspection?"With a complimentary Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) on every visit, you’ll see firsthand photos of your vehicle from under the hood. We’ll let you know if everything is functioning properly or if there are any areas of concern. You can even approve or deny our service recommendations, all straight from your smartphone, or you can, of course, give us a call and we’ll explain our findings in further detail.
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"I liked the customer service and going above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable while waiting in the store for my vehicle work to be done, specifically being offered a nice hot coffee with creamer."