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Air Conditioning Service | Boyd Automotive and Tire

Air Conditioning Service

Every air conditioner loses approximately 5% of its original efficiency per year - if it is not maintained regularly. Even if you have lost much of your A.C's efficiency, you can still recover most of  it. Contact Boyd Automotive and Tire in St. Catharines to gain an appointment with one of our factory-trained Technicians. At Boyd Automotive in St. Catharines, we understand all aspects of AC repair, from environmental concerns to modernized computer components. You can come to us, your qualified and experienced source for your air conditioning service needs. Here is a list of some of the basic components that compose your air conditioning system and what they do.

Compressor:

  • The compressor is a belt-driven device that compresses refrigerant gas and transfers it into the condenser. The compressor is the core of your vehicle's air conditioning system.

Condenser:

  • The condenser's primary function is to cool the refrigerator. The condenser dissipates heat released by compressed gases and condenses them into high pressure liquids.

Receiver (Drier):

  • The receiver is a metal container that serves as a storage receptacle for the refrigerant; also known as a drier because it absorbs moisture from the refrigerant and filters out harmful debris and acids. You should change your drier every 3-4 years to ensure quality filtration and prevent any chemical damage.

Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve:

  • The orifice tube (also known as the expansion valve) is a controlling mechanism that regulates refrigerant flow throughout the system. It also converts high pressure liquid refrigerant (from the condenser) into low pressure liquid, so that it can enter the evaporator.

Evaporator:

  • The evaporator removes heat from the inside of your vehicle. The evaporator allows the refrigerant to absorb heat, causing it to boil and change into a vapor. When this occurs, the vapor leaves the evaporator through the compressor, cooling your car and reducing humidity. The evaporator houses the most refrigerant in the heat transfer process and harmful acids can corrode it. This corrosion typically damages the evaporator beyond repair.

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