Air Conditioning & Heating

Air conditioning and heating aren’t luxury systems. It’s actually important to keep your A/C, if you have it, and your heater in good working order. After all, if you’re comfortable, temperature-wise, you’ll be better able to navigate safely & drive defensively, instead of feeling way too hot in July, or far too cold in January.

These are the terms and parts relating to your vehicle’s air conditioning & heating system:

Air conditioning compressors

Air conditioning evacuation & recharging

Air conditioning hoses

Air conditioning orifice tubes

Air conditioning receiver dryers

Air conditioning service & repair

Belts

Blower motors & resistors

Cabin filter

Expansion valves

Heater blend doors

Heater control valves

Heater cores

Thermostats

Vent actuators

Get your air conditioning and heating systems looked at before you take a long road trip or when you are using your heater, but it just doesn’t seem as warm as it used to. Likewise, when you’ve turned on your air conditioner, but it’s not feeling as cool as it once did.

Another part of keeping yourself and your passengers comfortable and your vehicle in good working order is in maintaining and regularly changing the filter related to your heater and air conditioning system. Which one is that? The cabin filter.

Why? Maintaining good indoor air quality is one good reason, especially if you spend hours commuting to work or transporting kids between trainings, rehearsals, meets, and games both during the week and on weekends. Road trips and vacations are another time to think about indoor air quality as well as overall vehicle health. Also, if you or a member of your family has asthma or a respiratory concern, keeping your filters monitored and clean will help them breathe easier and keep your maintenance costs to a minimum.

When you’re comfortable, you’re a safer driver, so keep these systems in good working order!

Schedule your next service with us…we can’t wait to see you!

How Does Air Conditioning Work?

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Your Multi-purpose System: the A/C

Our Reviews

Tom's Automotive Service
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4.7 out of 5 stars

Jeff Dixon
Jeff Dixon

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Tom’s for a while now to have my 2006 Scion worked on. They do quality work and at a good price. Very professional and honest, great staff to work with. I am saddened that I am moving down to Arizona at the end of the month and will no longer be able to have my car serviced at Tom’s. I hope I can find a new one like them down there. Thanks for all your services over the years. Jeff

Quin Johnson
Quin Johnson

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 weeks ago

Great customer service, totally went the extra mile in terms of COVID awareness as the car was sanitized prior to it getting returned to us. Super communicative and helpful in terms of current and future maintenance. Also very friendly. Will be back-

Jennifer Greene
Jennifer Greene

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 weeks ago

The A/C on my CR-V stopped working. I was able to take my car in the same day I called and they diagnosed the problem within about 10 minutes. Called me later the same day to give me the cost estimate. Very helpful and understanding that the repair was expensive and that I was considering whether or not to have the work done.