Here are the Tips for Maintaining Your Car’s Air Conditioning System

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Sunday, August 29th, 2021 at 9:28 pm
A look at the AC button in a car.

Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for Your Car

Like other vehicle parts, the air conditioning system also requires regular T.L.C to ensure that it functions efficiently. If you want to learn how to maintain your car’s AC system near the Washington DC area, then do read on. Here is a blog from our team at Karen Radley Acura sharing a list of air conditioning maintenance tips for your car.

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1. Run the AC once a week

This is a tried and tested tip that car owners all over the globe use to ensure the air conditioning system stays in good condition and runs smoothly. Run the AC of the vehicle once a week for approximately 10 to 15 minutes. It helps maintain gas pressure and keeps the compressor functioning optimally.

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AC ventilation deck in a car.
A man using a monitor tool for a car's AC.

2. Maintain the Filters

The buildup of dirt, pollen, and pollutants in the filter can cause serious damage to the air conditioning system and adversely affect the airflow. That is why it is critical to maintain the filters by cleaning them regularly. It helps keep the system function perfectly and prevent dirt from clogging the airway.

3. Regular Inspection

Regular inspection of the air conditioning system by a professional is of utmost importance for keeping the system in top condition. A trained technician will inspect the chambers, filters and check the fluid levels to ensure every part of the system is working as it should.  

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If you think your vehicle is not operating optimally, then visit Karen Radley Acura. We have a dedicated team of trained professionals who cater to the various servicing requirements of the car drivers in the Washington DC area. You can schedule a service appointment online or via phone by calling (855) 465-8778. Though we specialize in Acura vehicles, we welcome cars of various makes and models.