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Defroster or defogger is not working

If your defroster is not working My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Air Conditioning 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 Air Conditioning Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

A qualified mechanic or auto electrician will go check over your entire air conditioning system to understand whats causing the issue, including the electrical side of the system. They will then check the AC gas level and ensure there are no leaks from any of the hoses or compressor.

If required the mechanic will provide a quote for necessary repairs or replacement parts.

When your defroster is not working its often as a result of a:

  • Stuck button
  • Blocked fresh air intake
  • Vent Issues
  • Low Anti-Freeze
  • Malfunctioning Thermostat
  • Bad Heater Core
  • Bad Blower Motor
  • Broken Grid
  • Broken Tabs
  • Window Tinting Damaged Defroster Lines

Popular services linked to a Air Conditioning Inspection:

Fan Speed Resistor Replacement

The ability to turn up or down the fan speed for your car’s air con is the key function of the fan speed resistor. It simply restricts the amount of power the blower fan receives, which in turn limits the speed the fan works at. Typically fan speed resistors fail as a result of overheating, which can cause a short in the system melting the resistor or any of its connections.

AC Pressure Switch Replacement

Your air conditioning is a very complicated system, there are plenty of relays, hoses, and other electrical components to keep you cool in summer. The pressure switches are a part of these key components.

AC Condenser Replacement

The Air Con Condenser is just like a small radiator, similar to the one in the engine bay of your vehicle. It cools refrigerant gas that has come from the air con compressor and converts it into a liquid. It does this much like how steam cools to make water, it’s the resulting refrigerant liquid that is used to produce cool air for your enjoyment on hot days.

AC Re Gas

In hot New Zealand summers, your air con gets a real workout. As a result the gas in the system is recycled and reused constantly. Like anything, this leads to small leaks and loss of the gas over time. Without the refrigeration gas, your air con system is just pumping air from outside the car to inside without any cooling effect.

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