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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 Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists in Riverside and we'll get your AC working again. Call now at 951-367-7400 or stop by the shop at 3420 Gato Ct, Riverside, CA, 92507

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 Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists. 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 951-367-7400 to learn more about how we can get your air conditioning running again!

Common Automotive AC Repair Services

Recharging Your Car's AC
Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists in Riverside 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 Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists 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 Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists in Riverside

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 Protrans Automotive & Transmission Specialists

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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what our customers say

Once again you guys came through with amazing service, my CTS running amazing. Thanks again, you guys forever have my business. From new to old school, they got you. Don't Hesitate to call them PS: My El Camino still running amazing also!!!!
J
, 05/03/2022

Had a transmission redone here about a year ago now, never have had a mechanic that I trust until now. They were great at communicating what was going on and didn't try to suck all the money out of me like a lot of mechanics do. They did exactly what they said they were going to do and didn't do "extra" to jack up the price. Very professional and quick. I'd recommend to anyone. A+ shop. Tiny bit more expensive than some other places, but the quality is worth the extra money.
T
, 04/25/2022

Very professional outfit there. These guys did great work on my Kia. I know those parts were hard to find too. My car has never run better. Highly recommend this place.
T
, 04/24/2022

Visited for coolant flush/ fill. Great prices, matched quote, stated over call nearly perfectly. Had break rotars cleaned / derusted and smoothed. Also matched quote well for good prices. Recommended my mother to visit for her cars AC issue. Got it done for much less than the dealership would have done it for. It was about 450-550. Dealership would have done it for 700-900. They perform quality service for fair prices. For anything beyond swap part service (self servicing / maintenance), these guys can meet your cars service needs that you may not have the tools or equipment for.
L
, 04/18/2022

Very good service and they even follow up after.
K
, 03/30/2022

From the moment I called Protrans they were on top of it! Their customer service is top notch and that means a lot in the auto repair industry. They were genuine, understanding and extremely patient with me. They follow up with their clients after service and it's obvious they take their customers satisfaction to heart. Thank you Protrans! Highly recommend!
C
, 03/28/2022

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