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Today we replaced the Air Conditioning Compressor on a Holden Captiva CG.

The Holden Captiva came into us because the air conditioning wasn’t working. After pressure testing the system and inspecting for leaks we discovered the Compressor and Desiccant Bag needed replacing.

The compressor is the workhorse of the air conditioning system, powered by a drive belt connected to the crankshaft of the engine. When the aircon system is turned on, the compressor pumps refrigerant vapour under high pressure to the condenser

Your car air conditioning system is made up of lots of loads of working parts like

  • Compressor
  • Condensor
  • Receiver Drier
  • Expansion Valve
  • Evaporator
  • Hoses
  • Cabin Filter

Once we replaced the Compressor and Desiccant Bag completed an AC Service which includes a re-gas with R134A gas and UV dye.  Now the Holden Captiva CG has icy cold air conditioning for Summer.