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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 VanGelder's Automotive Inc. at 3695 Retsof Rd 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 VanGelder's Automotive Inc. in Retsof when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

VanGelder's Automotive Inc.'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 VanGelder's Automotive Inc. 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 VanGelder's Automotive Inc. today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 3695 Retsof Rd.

"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 VanGelder's Automotive Inc. 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 Retsof 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 585-243-0470 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 3695 Retsof Rd and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

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what our customers say

Mike and his team were amazing; it's like a new car. Thanks guys.
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THANK YOU for bailing me out of a tight jam!! I would have never made the road trip back to Denver with that bad wheel bearing. You guys really saved my butt - Fair price, fast service, years of knowledge... VanGelder's Auto is top tier!!!
L

After spending many years in the parts and auto repair field I feel the staff are very professional and work closely with the consumer to solve their issues. The business has the latest in equipment and repair data to solve the many problems that arise with today's complicated computer controlled systems. Would certainly suggest that you give them a try and don't hesitate to ask questions about your issues. I'm sure the staff will go above and beyond to answer your concerns about the repairs needed.
W

I absolutely love coming here. They remember me, my vehicles and are genuinely caring about their customers. Thank you as always for your more than efficient service and outstanding work!
C

Good friendly people. Good prices and work is always done when they say.
M

Great team of mechanics. Friendly and reliable. Great service.
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