Air Conditioning Repair For Cars and Trucks

Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc.


If your car's air conditioning system is not keeping you cool don't let the hot weather make you miserable. Get back to cruising in comfort. Bring your car or truck by Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. in Coralville and we'll get your AC working again. Call now at 319-338-2053 or stop by the shop at 69 2nd Street, Coralville, IA, 52241

Five Signs Your Car AC Needs To Be Serviced?

  • Your car air conditioning blows only slightly cooler than the outside air.
  • Your car's air conditioner blows air that smells like mildew and mold.
  • Your A/C only works while driving.
  • You have low airflow even at the highest fan setting.
  • Water condensing or dripping on your foot while driving.

Don't wait! If your car's A/C is working at reduced efficiency, it's worth a visit to Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc.. Taking care of regular maintenance now can help you avoid more expensive AC repair costs down the road. Sometimes fixing a broken air conditioner is as simple and cost effective as adding new coolant.

Most truck and car air conditioning systems break eventually with usage. Hoses that feed the AC unit may crack, clog or drip if not serviced. Let us service your car or truck and keep your cooling system performing at its peak. Call us at 319-338-2053 to learn more about how we can get your air conditioning running again!

Common Automotive AC Repair Services

Recharging Your Car's AC
Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. in Coralville for Recharging Your Freon Fast

In some instances when your car's air conditioning (AC) begins to lose its cooling power or fails to blow cool air, it may be time for a simple freon recharge. Recharging your freon is often a fast and inexpensive repair that can help you beat the summer heat. But leaking freon may be caused by a cracked hose or seal. It is often an indicator that a more significant repair is needed.

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Repair Your Car's AC Compressor
Let Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. Repair Your Car's AC Compressor

The cool air in your car is produced primarily by the compressor. The four main functions that your vehicle's compressor carries out include pressurizing the refrigerant to cool cabin air, monitoring and controlling temperature output, sensing temperature changes inside and outside the vehicle, and moving air to your car's AC condenser.

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Repair Your Car's AC Condenser
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Your vehicle's A/C condenser is usually located in the front of the radiator. When your AC compressor is pressurizing the refrigerant flows to the condenser to reduce the temperature and pressure. The condenser is a vital component in keeping your car's cabin temperature cool. It moves the cooled liquid refrigerant to the receiver/dryer or accumulator.

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Repair Your Car's AC Evaporator
Repair or Replace Your Car's AC Evaporator at Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. in Coralville

Located just behind the dashboard, your car evaporator is in charge of cooling air and removing moisture before it is blown into the cabin of your car or truck.

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Replace Your Car's AC Thermal Expansion Valve or Orifice Tube
Replace Your Thermal Expansion Valve or Orifice Tube at Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc.

The Thermal Expansion Valve or Orifice Tube monitors the amount of pressure and temperature of your A/C system to calculate the precise amount of refrigerant that can safely go into the evaporator. Uneven pressure can allow unwanted moisture to accumulate in a car or truck's AC system.

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Reviews

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I'll be going here first next time. I went next door and they were rude and unprofessional so I came here to make sure they didn't screw up my car too. The employees at Central were lovely and took a quick look at my car without charging me. They've gained a new customer for sure.

, 05/17/2022

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Mike Freeman was so helpful and informative about my car's needs and I will always be taking my car to Central Auto from now on!

, 12/23/2021

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Very helpful and friendly. Price was a little bit better than other places. Appreciate that they helped me out with being stuck away from home.

, 11/16/2021

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