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Automotive Air Conditioning Service in Walnut Creek, CA

The long dreary winter is almost over, and summer is upon us. At Diablo Auto Specialists we welcome the warmth of the summer – but on those hot summer days, air conditioning in your car will work overtime. To make sure that it is up to the challenge, we recommend bringing your vehicle to our Walnut Creek auto repair garage for an auto a/c checkup. Auto ac system is quite complex – it involves the interplay of many components, including blower motor, hoses, refrigerant, compressor, drive belt that drives the compressor, sensors, evaporator, and the electrical system to power components -  and we listed here only the major pieces. So after a long winter it’s a good idea to check the system to make sure it functions correctly. At Diablo Auto Specialists our technicians, certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will inspect your vehicle’s ac system and make sure it works per manufacturer specifications. If your vehicle is du ... read more

Honda AC Refill in Walnut Creek, CA

Spring is coming, and with it comes warmer weather. Before we know it, auto air conditioning will be in use all over the East Bay, including Walnut Creek. If you own a Honda vehicle, now is the time to have the a/c system checked out and to have air conditioning refrigerant refill. In Walnut Creek hot summers are not a surprise, so making sure the ac system works correctly is a good idea. It’s also good to have it checked before the hot summer days – to avoid long lines, and potential supply chains issues with refrigerant availability. Thus we recommend ac check every spring, so your Honda is ready for the summer. While there are a variety of issues that could impact your Honda’s ac system, low coolant levels will definitely require a visits to a “mechanic near me”.  When the ac system is blowing cool air, but not as cold as you would expect, chances are that an a/c refill is in order. California has stringent auto ac refill rules, including a/c sy ... read more