Feeling the Heat? Don't Sweat It!
The quality of your car's AC is the difference between a pleasant drive, and a miserable journey to your destination in the sweltering heat. If your Air Conditioning is operating less than perfectly - Smith Specialty Automotive is a short drive (see map). We will restore your air conditioner to optimum efficiency, making driving in the Kansas summer heat a pleasant and 'no sweat' experience for you.
We will explain to you
- what was wrong with your AC
- what repair is needed to correct the problem
- how you can properly maintain your car air conditioner and avoid problems.
We will fix your AC problem right the first time, explain the problem and resolution.
Common AC Repairs Needed:
AC Compressor Failure: A failing compressor is not too hard to spot. If the compressor is going bad, you'll probably hear strange noises when trying to turn the AC on (I.e. ticking, knocks, screeching or squealing sounds). As often with cars, if you can hear it making unusual noises - you'll probably be needing repair. When an air compressor goes bad it can cause a variety of problems:
- Shrapnel: pieces of the compressor can break off and end up running through your car's AC hoses, condenser, accumulator and/or evaporator.
- Buildup: a nasty buildup of refrigerant residue and the aforementioned shrapnel can accumulate throughout the air conditioner system.
AC System Flush: After a diagnosis confirms that the compressor is bad, the AC system must be flushed out to prevent the buildup caused by the bad compressor. This system flush is very important because the accumulated buildup will quickly ruin any new compressor.
Low Refrigerant Pressure/Freon Refills: Oftentimes your car AC isn’t blowing out cold air as good as it used to, which may mean you have low refrigerant pressure or you need a Freon refill (I.e. R12 or R134A). If so, visit our AC service/recharge page here.
We Specialize in Your Satisfaction!
Come to Smith Specialty Automotive where we know how to keep you cool; diagnose and fix your car's AC problem correctly the first time, guaranteed.
To schedule an appointment by phone, call our Service Advisor, Bill at 913-393-0700. To schedule an appointment online, fill out or easy appt form here.