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Why is My Car's A/C Warm?

Why is my car's AC blowing warm air?


Why doesn't my car's A/C blow cold air?

Are you experiencing a hot car, even with the A/C running? Multiple things may contribute to this concern. Here are some common reasons that may explain why your A/C is blowing warm air:

  • Low Refrigerant Levels: This is the most common cause. Without enough refrigerant your A/C can't cool the air effectively.
  • Malfunctioning Compressor: The compressor is essential for circulating refrigerant. If it's not working, your A/C won't cool properly.
  • Clogged Condenser: The condenser needs to dissipate heat. If it's clogged, the system can't cool the refrigerant effectively.
  • Electrical Issues: Faulty wiring, blown fuses, or problems with the A/C control module can prevent the system from functioning.

When you have A/C concerns it's essential to start with a comprehensive diagnostic to pinpoint the exact cause. Often times there are multiple factors that contribute to the concern. Once one repair is complete it can reveal another underlying problem. For example, fixing a refrigerant leak might expose a faulty compressor that wasn't evident before.

At Graham Auto Repair, our expert technicians use advanced diagnostics procedures  to identify and resolve A/C concerns efficiently. Regular maintenance is key to preventing your A/C from breaking down. We want to help you keep your vehicle's A/C performing at its best, all summer long!


Here Are A Few Preventative Maintenance Tips:

  • Regular Inspections: Have your A/C system checked annually, especially before the summer months.
  • Replace Cabin Air Filters: A clean filter ensures optimal airflow and reduces the strain on your A/C system.
  • Run the A/C Regularly: Even in the winter, running the A/C helps maintain the system’s components.
  • Maintain Proper Refrigerant Levels: Low refrigerant can cause the system to overwork and fail.

$25 Off A/C Service Special through August 31, 2024 at Graham Auto Repair


Take advantage of our Summer A/C Special and get $25 off your A/C system service at Graham Auto Repair. This offer is valid through August 2024. Schedule your appointment today and keep your vehicle cool all summer long! You must print & present this coupon at the time of service. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Click here to print offer.


Expert A/C Technicians

At Graham Auto Repair, we understand the importance of a properly functioning air conditioning system in your vehicle. Our team of skilled technicians is specially trained to handle all aspects of A/C service and repair, ensuring that your vehicle's air conditioning system operates efficiently and reliably.

Our technicians undergo rigorous training and continuous education to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in A/C technology. With specialized training and a deep understanding of vehicle air conditioning systems, our ASE Master Technician is equipped to provide top-notch service and maintenance for your A/C system.


Comprehensive A/C Services

  • Routine Maintenance
  • A/C System Diagnostic Services
  • A/C System Repairs

We use state-of-the-art A/C machines to complete our services efficiently and accurately. Our equipment includes: The Robinair 34788NI and the Snap-on POLARTEK Dual R134A & R1234YF. These allow us to quickly and effectively diagnose and repair your vehicle's A/C system. These machines ensure precise refrigerant levels, accurate leak detection, and reliable performance of your A/C system.


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Why Choose Graham Auto Repair in Graham WA and Yelm WA


At Graham Auto Repair we prioritize your safety and your vehicle's health. Our team of ASE Certified Technicians is dedicated to provide you with transparent, quality, and professional service. We perform a comprehensive digital vehicle inspection with every service. We also provide a lifetime warranty on most parts and labor. Schedule your appointment with us today to experience peace of mind, knowing that your vehicle is in good hands. Thank you for taking the time to read our blog.


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