Getting ready for the summer heat? Check out this advice on servicing your car’s AC.
Even a properly functioning AC with no visible leaks will lose small amounts of refrigerant. This is due to the fact that your AC may be operating at refrigerant pressures well over 350 psi in the heat of the summer. This pressurized liquid will slowly escape through your air conditioner’s rubber hoses and sealing O rings.
So why shouldn’t you use a store bought do-it-yourself kit? The simple answer is that they are inaccurate and sometimes unsuitable. But here are a few more reasons why: