Air con, airconditioning in your car offers you confort and safety every season. A comfortable temperature in the summer gives you a higher level of concentration doesn’t it? Use the air con in the winter to avoid misty windows.

It is of great importance to keep your air con working in optimal shape. A regular check is necessary, it also prevents damage to your car.

You want to know what your current state of your air con is? Visit VARC for a free air con check. You are always welcome without an appointment See for our location the appropriate page.

What’s the best way to run my air conditioning?

Turn the air conditioning on, ensuring that it’s not set to ‘economy mode. When you first get into a hot car, open the windows, ensure that the air vents are set to face level and the system is set up to do the same, not pointed at your feet. Remember cold air falls. Turn the temperature to as low as it will go, and the blower as high as possible. Also, make sure that the air is on ‘recirc’ mode and not taking air from outside. Better to cool already cooled air !! When the temperature is more comfortable, close the windows and increase the temperature to a more suitable level as well as decreasing the blower speed. You should also point the air vents upwards to ensuring the cold air flows down again.

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Car manufacturers are being forced to change the refrigerant used in the air conditioning system over the next few years. The EU has decided that the refrigerant used for the past 20 years is less environmentally friendly than a refrigerant with a lower Global WarmingPotential (GWP). Initially the response was to use carbon dioxide gas (CO2) to cool the car. This is actually possible but resulted in very poor results in areas where the temperature is high, like the Sahara – exactly the sort of pl
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Cooling liquid

Even a good working air con leaks about 8% of cooling liquid every year.

Unfresh smell

An air con can smell unfresh because after a while bacteria and mould attach to the evaporator.


Use your air con at least once a week. This helps
to keep your air con in good working order.


1 to 2 years on parts.

Same Day Service

Need same day service? We can servie your A/C today.


01 10% off when 2 or more vehicles regassed at same appointment

02  Free anti-bacterial treatment with every full a/c service.