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301-829-6100 | 1006 Rising Ridge Rd, Mt. Airy, 21771

Air Conditioning Repair For Cars and Trucks

Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service

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 Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service in Mt. Airy and we'll get your AC working again. Call now at 301-829-6100 or stop by the shop at 1006 Rising Ridge Rd, Mt. Airy, MD, 21771

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 Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service. 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 301-829-6100 to learn more about how we can get your air conditioning running again!

Common Automotive AC Repair Services

Recharging Your Car's AC
Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service in Mt. Airy 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 Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service 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
Discover the Best AC Condenser Repair in Mt. Airy

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 Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service in Mt. Airy

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 Twin Ridge Auto and Light Truck Service

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 Are Saying

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We have had Scott and Earl work on our cars for over 20 years. They helped us get 430K out of our Toyota Echo before the A/C failed and it just didn't make economical sense to repair. We know they will always give us an honest opinion on what needs to be done and charge a fair price. They are a pleasure to work with.

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Scott, Eric and the gang are a good bunch to work with. Having worked in the industry myself for a number of years, I know when a shop doesn't have it's stuff together. They are honest and do a good job.....what more could you ask for?

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Trustworthy, kind, and fair. What else could you want or expect from your mechanic? We wouldn't take our cars anywhere else.

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Great service and I can trust them with my car. Highly recommended.

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Very pleased with the work that Twin Ridge Auto did on my wife's minivan. The communication was excellent and the speed of the service exceeded my expectations!

  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
  • IDENTIFIX
  • IATN (International Automotive Technicians' Network)
  • NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business)
  • BG Products
  • Amsoil
  • BNI
  • Mastercraft Tires
  • Mt Airy Chamber of Commerce
  • Car Care Aware
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