Why It’s Important To Get An A/C Tune-Up This Summer

Summer is here, which means warmer weather and longer days. For many, it’s the perfect time to take a road trip and explore nearby wonders, like the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Lake Michigan, and beyond. Before setting off on your summer trip, it’s important to make sure you’ve got everything you need. On top of packing bathing suits, sunscreen, and snacks, add A/C tune-up to your pre-trip list. Making sure your car is in good working order is paramount for a stress-free summer road trip. 

Just like getting a regular oil change is important for maintaining your car’s lasting functionality, getting an A/C tune-up is important in ensuring it runs efficiently. This is especially important during the hot Midwest summers when temperatures climb. Don’t make your roadtrip unbearable from lack of cool air. Get your A/C appointment scheduled today, so you can pile in the car and be on your way without worry.

Signs Your Car’s A/C Needs a Tune Up

If you notice any of these tell-tale signs, it’s time to get your car into a professional for an A/C tune-up, like the experts at Cannon’s Automotive.

  • Weak airflow even when you turn the vents on full blast
  • A/C starts out cool, but suddenly gets warm.
  • Unusual noises or rattling when you turn on the air
  • Nasty odor coming from the A/C. 

A/C Tune Ups Done Right at Cannon’s

When going in for a tune-up, technicians will identify possible problems, like refrigerant leaks or mold/mildew in your evaporator core, and recommend the right solutions to bring your A/C back to its full working condition. 

When you bring your vehicle to a trusted repair shop like Cannon’s for an A/C tune-up, expert technicians will:

  • Measure temperature output to ensure your system is cooling efficiently
  • Inspect belts, hoses, and entire cooling system to ensure all parts are operating properly
  • Add 4 oz. of refrigerant and oil to the system to maintain optimum performance
  • Inject a fluorescent dye into the oil to detect any leaks
  • Diagnose any potential issues that may require additional servicing or repair

After the tune-up, the technician will either give you the all clear and send you on your way to enjoy the summer heat from the cool oasis of your properly functioning car, or they will diagnose the issue and quote the needed repairs. At Cannon’s, you can expect the best A/C parts and quality A/C repairs at the best possible prices. So, if your A/C does require a repair, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you’ll be ready for your summer road trip without breaking the bank. 

Schedule An A/C Tune-Up Today

To get your summer road trip started the cool way, contact Cannon’s Automotive today by calling 219-362-4415 to schedule your tune-up.