Air Conditioning Repair & Service

Expert Air Conditioning Repair and Service, Keeping You Comfortable.

Welcome to AAMCO Chicagoland: Your Go-To Destination for Automotive Air Conditioning Repair and Service

Is your car’s air conditioning leaving you hot under the collar? Beat the heat with our specialized automotive air conditioning repair and service. We’re here to keep you cool and comfortable on the road, no matter how high the temperatures climb.

Why Choose AAMCO Chicagoland for Air Conditioning Repair and Service?

  1. Trusted Technicians: Our team at AAMCO in Chicagoland consist of seasoned technicians who are masters in diagnosing and repairing automotive air conditioning systems. With years of hands-on experience and AAMCO’s renowned training, we’re equipped to tackle even the toughest A/C challenges.

  2. Advanced Diagnostics: Using cutting-edge diagnostic tools, we conduct thorough assessments to pinpoint A/C system issues accurately. Whether it’s a refrigerant leak, compressor malfunction, or electrical glitch, we’ll uncover the root cause and provide effective solutions.

  3. Quality Assurance: At AAMCO in the Chicagoland area, quality is non-negotiable. We use only top-quality parts and components in all our repairs to ensure long-lasting performance and reliability. When you trust your A/C system to us, you can rest assured that your vehicle is in expert hands.

  4. Transparent Pricing: We believe in transparency every step of the way. That’s why we offer upfront, honest pricing with no hidden fees or surprises. You’ll receive a detailed estimate before any work begins, giving you peace of mind and confidence in our services.

Air conditioning repair may be necessary when you experience any of the following signs:

  • Weak Airflow: If the airflow from the vents feels weak, it could indicate issues with the blower motor, cabin air filter, or ductwork. Reduced airflow can also be caused by a failing compressor or refrigerant leak.
  • Warm Air Blowing: If the air blowing from the vents is warmer than usual, it may indicate a lack of refrigerant or a problem with the compressor. Low refrigerant levels can result from leaks in the system, while compressor issues can prevent the proper circulation of refrigerant.
  • Strange Odors: Unusual odors emanating from the vents, such as a musty or moldy smell, could indicate mold or bacteria growth in the A/C system. This can occur if moisture accumulates in the system, often due to clogged drains or a dirty evaporator coil.
  • Noisy Operation: Excessive noise coming from the A/C system, such as squealing, grinding, or rattling sounds, may indicate worn or damaged components. This could include a failing compressor, worn-out belts, or loose components within the system.
  • Water Leakage Inside the Vehicle: Water pooling on the floorboards or carpeting inside the vehicle could be a sign of a clogged condensate drain. The condensate drain allows moisture produced by the A/C system to drain away from the vehicle. A clog in the drain line can lead to water accumulation inside the vehicle.
  • Frequent Cycling On and Off: If the A/C system frequently cycles on and off, it may indicate issues with the compressor clutch, refrigerant levels, or pressure sensors. This can result in inconsistent cooling performance and increased wear on A/C components.
  • Ice Formation on Components: Ice formation on A/C components, such as the evaporator coil or refrigerant lines, indicates a problem with refrigerant flow or airflow. This can be caused by issues such as low refrigerant levels, restricted airflow, or a malfunctioning expansion valve.

Stay Cool with AAMCO Chicagoland

Don’t let the heat get the best of you. Trust AAMCO in Chicagoland to provide reliable and efficient automotive air conditioning repair and service. Schedule your appointment today and experience the AAMCO difference!

Schedule an Appointment

Please note that all appointments scheduled online are drop-off appointments. If you need a same-day or rush appointment within 24 hours, please call your nearest AAMCO location.

Air conditioning repair services

Trust our team to provide reliable and efficient general air conditioning repair services, ensuring you stay cool and comfortable on the road. Schedule your appointment today and experience the difference!

AC Inspection & Diagnosis

Service: Comprehensive diagnosis and troubleshooting involve inspecting the entire A/C system to identify the root cause of the problem accurately. This may include checking refrigerant levels, inspecting components for leaks or damage, testing electrical connections, and performing system pressure tests.

When to Use: Diagnosis and troubleshooting are necessary when you experience symptoms such as weak airflow, warm air blowing from the vents, strange odors, noisy operation, or other A/C-related issues. By identifying the underlying issue, technicians can recommend the appropriate repairs to restore proper cooling performance.

General Air Conditioning Repair

Service: Our general A/C repair service offers a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and resolving issues. Our skilled technicians tackle common problems and perform necessary repairs to restore your system’s functionality and efficiency.

When to Use: Ideal for symptoms like weak airflow, warm air from vents, odors, or noise issues. Thorough diagnostics pinpoint the root cause, allowing us to recommend the right repairs to get your A/C back on track. Schedule now for reliable, efficient service!

Refrigerant Recharge

Service: A refrigerant recharge involves adding refrigerant to the A/C system to restore proper cooling performance. This may be necessary if the refrigerant level is low due to leaks or normal wear and tear.

When to Use: Refrigerant recharge is recommended when you notice that the air blowing from the vents is warmer than usual, indicating low refrigerant levels. It’s essential to address low refrigerant levels promptly to prevent damage to A/C components and ensure efficient cooling.

Evaporator Coil Replacement

Service: The evaporator coil is responsible for absorbing heat from the air inside the vehicle, allowing the A/C system to produce cool air. If the evaporator coil becomes damaged or develops leaks, it may need to be replaced.

When to Use: Evaporator coil replacement may be necessary if you notice reduced cooling performance, ice formation on A/C components, or water leakage inside the vehicle. Leaking evaporator coils can result in refrigerant loss and inefficient cooling.

Leak Detection and Repair

Service: Leak detection and repair involve locating and repairing leaks in the A/C system to prevent refrigerant loss and restore proper cooling performance. This may involve using leak detection tools, UV dye, or pressure testing to identify leaks and repairing them with appropriate seals or components.

When to Use: Leak detection and repair are necessary if you notice symptoms such as reduced cooling performance, warm air blowing from the vents, or ice formation on A/C components. Refrigerant leaks can lead to inefficient cooling and damage to A/C components if left unaddressed.

Compressor Replacement

Service: The compressor is the heart of the A/C system, responsible for pressurizing and circulating refrigerant. If the compressor fails or becomes damaged, it may need to be replaced to restore proper A/C function.

When to Use: Compressor replacement may be necessary if you experience symptoms such as noisy operation, weak airflow, warm air blowing from the vents, or visible damage to the compressor. A failing compressor can result in reduced cooling performance or complete A/C system failure.

Air Conditioning Repair FAQ

Signs include weak airflow, warm air blowing from vents, unusual odors, noise during operation, or visible leaks. If you notice any of these symptoms, it's time to have your A/C system inspected.

A/C system malfunctions can be caused by various factors, including refrigerant leaks, compressor failures, electrical issues, or component wear and tear over time.

Brake pads wear out over time due to friction and heat generated during braking. Factors that can accelerate brake pad wear include aggressive driving habits, frequent stop-and-go traffic, driving in hilly or mountainous terrain, and towing heavy loads. Regular maintenance and proper driving techniques can help prolong the life of your brake pads.

While some minor A/C repairs can be done DIY, it's generally recommended to leave complex repairs to professionals. Improper repairs can cause further damage and may void warranties.

The duration of repairs depends on the complexity of the issue and availability of parts. Minor repairs may be completed within a few hours, while major repairs could take longer. You can always ask our team what the expected repair time is. 

Yes, refrigerant levels can deplete over time due to leaks or evaporation. Regular refrigerant recharge helps maintain proper A/C system function and cooling performance.