Category Archives: Air Conditioning

A Cold Day In Hanover Park

Most Hanover Park car owners worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy IL highway but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown at the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Elk Grove Village rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot pickup. A lot of Hanover Park drivers judge their vehicles' air conditioning systems as “non-essential” and so may neglect them in favor of repairs and maintenance that keeps the pickup running. But preventive maintenance of an air conditioning system is simple and inexpensive, while auto a/c repair can be very costly in Hanover Park. Bartlett motorists should have the refrigerant in their air conditioning system checked regularly to ensure it is adequate and clean. Air conditioning systems often fail because air and water have contaminated the refrigerant. Air red ... read more

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Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you're driving around Palatine is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet. These filters clean the air in the passenger compartment, or cabin, of your car or truck. They do the same job as the furnace filter you have at home. They can filter out particles as small as thee microns. By contrast, a grain of sand is about 200 microns. So your cabin air filer can clean out dust, pollution, pollen and spores, to keep the air in your car nice and clean. And just like your furnace filter, they need to be replaced when they get dirty. Check your owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around twelve to fifteen thousand miles. The filter is usually either under the hood or under the dashboard. Some are a little tricky to get to, so you'll want to have your Hanover Park IL se ... read more

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