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Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Sun Closed

Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

Your truck or car's AC system is almost completely airtight, but your freon refrigerant is always slowly leaking out. Eventually, a car will lose enough freon so that its air conditioning system will no longer cool effectively. At Lane's Fast Lube, Inc at 6400 Douglas Ave we are ready to recharge your AC to help you keep your car or truck's cabin temperature cool.

"Help My AC Only Blows Warm Air!"

New advancements in R134a freon systems means that freon in newer cars doesn't leak out as much as old R12 freon systems. The average new model economy car only leaks about 0.41 ounces of refrigerant per year. Come to Lane's Fast Lube, Inc in Urbandale when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

Lane's Fast Lube, Inc's Fast 3 Step Process:
  • Vacuum out all the old refrigerant before refilling it.
  • Add new R134a refrigerant.
  • Pressurize your car's AC system and test for mico-leaks.
"Does Lane's Fast Lube, Inc Have R12 Freon For My Classic Car?"

Unfortunately R12 freon is no longer available. If your car or truck was made before 1994 you must convert your entire AC system to the new R134a standard. This involves replacing dozens of seals and several AC auto parts. R134a is a more highly pressurized and much more efficient refrigerant pound for pound than R12. Most classic car AC compressors and condensers cannot withstand the intense pressure required and choose to add about 25% less freon to accommodate older systems. This means your AC may not cool as well as it used to. Converting your R12 system to R134a is a big job so stop by Lane's Fast Lube, Inc today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 6400 Douglas Ave.

"Is Used Freon Ok?"

Many auto repair shops resell used AC refrigerant. The old freon is cleaned using a specialized recovery machine that removes contaminants. Used freon provided by Lane's Fast Lube, Inc works just as well as new freon after it's cleaned. Accepting used freon is a great way to help minimize the impact freon has on the environment.

Freon gas becomes a liquid when pressurized inside your car's A/C system but returns to its gaseous state as it leaks out. Many drivers in Urbandale are completely unaware that they are losing freon until the day when they turn on the car's AC and find only warm air blows out. Call 515-255-1797 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 6400 Douglas Ave and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

More AC Repair Services:

AC Repair

AC Compressor Repair

Car and Truck AC Condenser Repair

What People Say About Us

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    Great service, nice employees

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    Looked my car for free to see what the problem was. Gave me a break down what was wrong and how much it would cost.

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    They're very honest and do excellent work they give you a lot of details about what you need done before they start it they let you know information about everything great place to take your car

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    We were passing through town and needed last minute help. Kyle was very busy and the store was closing soon but he worked hard with a good attitude to get my problem resolved. Very much appreciated him!!!

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    Love these guys. Honest, good prices, and quick service!

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    Really helpful friendly guys working there tail off to keep people on the road! Thanks guys!

Call us for service: 515-255-1797

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