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Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

 23 Verified Review(s)

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 Crabapple Automotive at 12265 Crabapple Road 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 Crabapple Automotive in Alpharetta when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

Crabapple Automotive'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 Crabapple Automotive 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 Crabapple Automotive today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 12265 Crabapple Road.

"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 Crabapple Automotive 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 Alpharetta 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 770-696-1486 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 12265 Crabapple Road and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

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what our customers say

Best Mechanic shop in town, honest reliable team, all the crew here are so great and friendly! Great prices!
A
, 02/18/2022

Front brakes changed, these guys did a great job. Truck was ready in 3 hours. Took the time to explain the difference in pads and what would work best for my driving style. First time customer and I will be back. Great rates
E
, 01/12/2022

Thanks guys. I appreciate your honesty and saying you don't need the aliment.
f
, 10/21/2021

If you are looking for somewhere to bring your vehicle to be repaired or worked on, bring it here. I was referred to this shop by friends and the amount of peace they offered is unmeasurable. Tiffany took the time to listen to my concerns, she asked questions, she was patient and made the effort to help me (I was stressed and frantic). The gentlemen that worked on my car were outstanding. I regret not getting both names. One of the techs name was Kyle, I believe. They also took the time to hear why I was there. They understood my concerns with costs (I am a single mom of two) and time restraints. They gave me a full picture on all my repair options AND they set expectations with me. This is somewhere you can bring your vehicle and trust you are not being taken advantage of or nickel and dimed. They gained a lifelong customer. Amazing from start to finish. Can't say enough good things. Thank you!!
B
, 08/20/2021

Mathis has a great team from the front to the techs. Excellent service every time.
E
, 08/19/2021

My Jeep was overheating and they were the closest place but were super full and couldn't get it inside. They didn't want to send me away so they still took the time to look it over outside and spent a good 20 mins in 90 degree heat trying to see what maybe causing it. Ultimately there was an issue with my brand new radiator install and they didn't want to charge me since another place did the install so they got it running good and sent me to the place I had a warranty. Very nice, honest guys. I'll def use them next time!!
J
, 06/21/2021

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