DOW Auto Care | Auto Repair Near Me | Port Orange, FL | Air Conditioning Service
Dow Auto Care
4612 South Ridegwood Ave. Port Orange, FL 32127
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Computerized Engine Analysis
Cooling System Maintenance
Engine Service
CV Joints and Drive axle
Engine Tune up
Engine Rebuild
Brake Service and System
Battery Replacement
Air Condition Switch
Our certified technicians can perform many air conditioning services from testing and regular maintenance to complete A/C system repair. A DOW Auto Care technician can check your vehicle’s system, quickly diagnose the problem and provide cost-effective repair solutions.
(386) 947-7686
Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

After Hour Drop Off Facility
Car Air Conditioning Repair Inspection Vehicle air conditioning repair can include a variety of tasks ranging from small to large-scale. Everything from an annual inspection or performance check to diagnosis and replacement of system components can be completed at DOW Auto Care by a qualified technician. Regular inspections help ensure cooling efficiency and identify possible refrigerant leaks. Additional services your vehicle might need include:
  • System fan level check
  • System PSI pressure reading to verify Freon level
  • Output temperature check
  • Blower fan and compressor examination to ensure proper operation
  • Belts and hoses inspection to discover indications of aging and potential failure
  • Diagnosis of possible problems with faulty switches, fuses, wiring, the condenser, or internal compressor seal failure
Car AC Recharge Service While a car’s air conditioning system is sealed, leaks can still occur. When that happens you need an air conditioner recharge, which includes:
  • Recharging with additional refrigerant to bring pressure up to specifications
  • Introduction of fluorescent dye to visually reveal system leaks
Dow Auto Care A/C recharge services include everything from inspection to repair. So, if your A/C has developed problems and you would rather be cool than cooked, let the highly trained and experienced technicians at Meineke have a look.

Auto A/C Repair, Check & Recharge Services

A/C Repair FAQs
Q: Why is my A/C not blowing air?

There’s nothing more frustrating than weak air flow on a hot summer’s day! Unfortunately, there’s no easy diagnosis here; insufficient air flow could stem from a number of possible problems. For example, it might be an instance of mold or mildew building up in the evaporator core. It could also be a loose hose, a bad ventilation fan, or blown seals. A qualified mechanic can isolate the root of your A/C problems.


Q: Why is my car A/C blowing out warm air?

Warm air coming from your A/C is never a good sign. There could be a number of potential factors here, such as a clogged expansion valve; a faulty compressor clutch; a blown fuse; or even leaks within the A/C. The only way to know for sure what’s causing that warm air is to take your car to a qualified inspection for an appraisal.


Q: What causes an air conditioning system leak?

A leak in your A/C is bad news, without question—but what causes it? The short answer: age and moisture. Over time, the rubber hoses and seals in your A/C lose elasticity and allow Freon to escape, all while allowing moisture to enter. When moisture mixes with your A/C’s refrigerant, it creates a corrosive acid, which destroys your A/C from the inside out. This is definitely something to have analyzed and repaired by a trained mechanic.


Q: How do you test for an A/C system leak?

If you think your A/C has a leak, there are a couple of methods you can choose to help detect leaks. One option is to use black light-enabled dyes; many refrigerants are mixed with UV dyes, which allow them to show up under a black light. There’s also the “sniffer,” a special device that can zero in on the refrigerant’s chemical compounds and detect possible leaks. Ask your service technician about these options!


Q: How do I stop the bad smells coming from my A/C vents?

Nobody likes an A/C that emanates bad smells! There are a couple of possible causes of A/C odors, the first being dirty, old air in the cabin filter. The second is an evaporator case that’s developed mold, which could point to more systematic problems with your unit.