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Auto A/C & Heating Services

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If the breeze from those open windows just isn't cutting it, come by our shop in Richmond, VA 23237 to get an expert opinion on what we can do to fix your auto A/C or heating problems. We offer affordable prices and guaranteed workmanship. Contact us at 804-275-2560, so we can help you drive in comfort.

Why maintaining your AC System is very important:
Heating and A/C systems may break eventually with usage, hose pipes may clog and drip if not serviced, causing reduced efficiency heating and cooling capabilities. Regular maintenance will keep your AC system operating at peak performance!

Indications your A/C system may be having issues:

  • If your air conditioning blows only slightly cooler air compared to the exterior air
  • Air that blows in smells damp, musty, or like mildew and mold
  • Your cabin does not warm up in cold weather, or is just a little warmer than outside
  • The defroster takes longer than typical to operate, or does not operate
  • Your heater or A/C only functions when driving, not when idling, or quits blowing when the car is stationary
  • Your heating system blows cold air, or the air conditioning blows warm air
  • Low airflow even at the highest fan setting.

A comprehensive evaluation of heating and A/C system includes:

  • Examining the internal controls and blower
  • Checking radiator coolant operating temperature, hoses, pressure radiator cap and thermostat
  • Inspecting the compressor belt
  • Inspecting system and seals for leaks or various other damages.
  • A cooling system pressure test
  • Verifying the A/C pressure meets manufacturer specifications
  • Measuring the interior vent air temperature



Our repair and maintenance services include:

Belts
A fan belt, also known as a drive belt, is a belt connecting your car's engine to the front mounted accessories. The fan belt rotates the water pump and engine fan, which maintains a cool environment for the engine and its components. Sooner or later, your vehicle's fan belts will dry out and crack. When you are ready for a replacement you can count on C & J Auto & Truck Service Center for all your vehicle's repair needs.

You not only have to get the belts replaced with quality ones but you should have the work done by experts. To have the belts replaced by auto cooling and heating experts - and get your car driving right - visit C & J Auto & Truck Service Center today. The mechanics at C & J Auto & Truck Service Center will thoroughly inspect your car's belts; replace all worn belts; and adjust the installed belts.

Coolant System Flush
A car's coolant system transfers excess heat from one part of the engine and finally loses it through the radiator fins. With time, the coolant becomes old and dirty. The old coolant will negatively impact the system's performance. To make sure the system is working effectively, consider having a regular coolant system flush. A coolant flush is basic maintenance for your car's cooling system. Call 804-275-2560 or visit C & J Auto & Truck Service Center in Richmond, VA 23237 for all your coolant system flush and fill needs.

Hoses
Hoses transfer coolant and antifreeze throughout the engine's cooling system (including the radiator). Sooner or later, your vehicle's hoses will dry out and crack. When you are ready for a replacement you can count on C & J Auto & Truck Service Center for all your vehicle's repair needs.

You not only have to get the hoses replaced with quality ones but you should have the work done by experts. To have the hoses replaced by auto cooling and heating experts - and get your car driving right - visit C & J Auto & Truck Service Center today. The mechanics at C & J Auto & Truck Service Center will thoroughly inspect your car's hoses; replace all worn hoses; and adjust the installed hoses.

Radiator Flush
A radiator is the part of your vehicle that keeps the engine cool and protects it from excessive heating. To be cool, the radiator needs to remain clean - always. With time, sludge, rust and other solid deposits build up inside your car's radiator. These make the cooling system become clogged and less effective. This in effect hurts your vehicle's performance. A regular radiator flush is enough to keep the system in shape. For this reason, make radiator flushing a part of your routine car maintenance schedule. For all your radiator flush needs, call 804-275-2560 or visit C & J Auto & Truck Service Center today.

Radiators
Radiators are heat exchangers for cooling your car's internal combustion engine. A radiator cools the engine by circulating an engine coolant through the engine block - it then loses the heat to the atmosphere through radiation. A radiator has a set of tubes through which the engine coolant flows. Fins surround these tubes. When the radiator fails, the excess heat produced by the engine could damage the engine components. To prevent this from happening, have your radiator serviced regularly. To have your radiator needs handled by experts, visit C & J Auto & Truck Service Center today.

Summerize Your Vehicle
It's important to prepare your car for the perils of summer - heat, dust, traffic jams - which increase the likelihood of a breakdown. At C & J Auto & Truck Service Center in Richmond, our technicians can perform the necessary preventive maintenance to get your car ready for summer. These are some of the recommended services:

  • Check the battery
  • Change the fluids
  • Examine the belts and hoses
  • Check climate and coolant systems
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check tires
  • Check headlights, turn signals, and tail lights

Your car will be ready to handle the hot weather so you can enjoy your summer.

Winterize Your Vehicle
Winter weather can be harsh on you and on your vehicle. Trust the technicians at C & J Auto & Truck Service Center to get your car ready for the winter. These are some of the recommended services:

  • Check the battery
  • Check the tires
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check fluids
  • Check headlights, turn signals, and tail lights
  • Check the exhaust system for leaks
  • Check the belts and hoses
  • Check the heating system

Your car will be ready for the winter weather so you can have driving confidence.



To learn more about our Heating and Cooling services, call us at 804-275-2560 or request a quote by clicking below:


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08/18/2022

My radiator blew up on a trip from DC to Raleigh. C & J fixed it right away and had me back on the road in 4 hours. All of the employees were great!



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what our customers say

They were very helpful
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, 10/03/2022

Couldn't ask for better service. Easy inspection appointment, was in and out in less than 30 minutes. Definitely coming back for all our service needs.
p
, 09/30/2022

Amazing mechanics and techs. The owner wade is very knowledgeable and helpful and the receptionist is very kind
C
, 09/27/2022

Great all around service
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, 09/15/2022

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, 09/13/2022

The technician Mr. Atkinson did an amazing job. He was polite, timely, precise, and kept my car clean from oil & grease while he was inspecting it. I have had a previous shop get grease and oil all over my seat and my floorboard, so this was important to me. I absolutely will be going back again for my car needs.
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, 09/07/2022

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