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    When we turn the air con on the light lights up and you can hear the condensot kick in, etc. You can also hear a whooshing sound which i presume is pretty standars (or not).
    However no cool air appears what so ever. can anyone shed some light on this?

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    probably needs a regas, i hear kwik fit are doing deals on regassing, so might be worth a call. hopefully, thats all you need unless the gas has escaped due to the condensor failing, but they should be able to carry out a leak test too.

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    if it sounds like a hissing noise good chance its low on gas poss due to a leak. condensor is a popular culprit gets damage by stones etc.

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    good choice, kwik fit with their money back if no recharge, but i dont think their leak test is up too much, didnt find a leak on mine and when i turned aircon on the gass escaped within 10 min.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nokiaman1978 View Post
    good choice, kwik fit with their money back if no recharge, but i dont think their leak test is up too much, didnt find a leak on mine and when i turned aircon on the gass escaped within 10 min.
    how much did it cost from Kwik Fit? also how long did it take, can you wait while they carry out the work?

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    40 min and £40 with an instore voucher.

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