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Car surges when air conditioning is on

If your vehicle surges when the air conditioning is on My Auto Shop can get it sorted with an Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your vehicle surges when the air conditioning is on its often as a result of a:

  • Carbon Buildup
  • Low Refrigerant in the AC System
  • Failing AC Compressor
  • Bad Belt Alignment or fitting
  • Bad AC Cycling Switch
  • Overfilled AC System

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Oxygen Sensor Replacement

Due to modern environmental concerns, car manufacturers have brought a raft of measures to help lower carbon footprint - namely emissions. This is where the oxygen sensor comes in. This is a sensor that is connected to your exhaust manifold which detects the level of oxygen in your exhaust gas. This helps ensure that the car is running with the exact air/fuel ratio it needs for peak performance – in both power and efficiency.

Fuel Gauge Sender Replacement

As you drive around town, your car uses petrol. Over time this petrol starts to run out, rather than play guesswork your fuel gauge sender unit tells you how much you’ve got left. This lets you know via your fuel gauge, when it’s time to top your car off.

Cooling Fan Replacement

In order to keep your car's engine cool, calm and collected, your cooling system uses a cooling fan to move air through the radiator and cool the coolant. Over time the fan can become damaged or can just wear out. It’s a really important part of the cooling system so if there’s a problem then it needs to be solved as soon as possible.

Engine Mount Replacement

Engine mounts are not only what connect your engine to the car but also what stops the engine rattling the whole car to bits while it’s running. Good engine mounts mean you can sit at the stop lights without noticing that the engine is running. Bad engine mounts can ruin your comfort and ride.

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