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Kwik Fit do a vaccuum test. If it fails, they won't gas. They do not do air con repairs.
I am sure someone on here got a refund after it failed within a couple of weeks.
 
A proper aircon place will put a UV dye in with the gas. This helps finding slow leaks.
 
 
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Originally posted by imckay imckay wrote:

Kwik Fit do a vaccuum test. If it fails, they won't gas.
 


That's where they went wrong.
Air-con systems work under pressure, not vaccuum.
The gas gets blown out under pressure, while vaccuum testing (unles it is a pretty bad leak) can actually close-up the hole/slit or whatever.
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Pretty sure you will get a refund, take it back
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Cheers for the explanation.  Makes sense why somewhere like Kiwk Fit wouldn't notice a problem.

I've got a great local independent that I use for everything I can't/wont do myself so will get it over to them when I get the chance.  Seems it will never get done as I'm always at work...


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bigsydney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Sep 2011 at 6:52pm
hi i had the same thing with my p12 and it was cos they put to much gas in.
nice to see more p12's coming to the club
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Originally posted by deluded-P12 deluded-P12 wrote:

Already have.

Problem no2. is that the aircon doesn't work.  Hasn't since I owned it so I got it regassed just to see if it cured the problem.  It worked perfect for a day and after being left overnight, died again.  Probably one for a garage to look into as I know nothing about aircon but who knows, maybe an aircon guru on here that could point me in the right direction or recommend a specialist?


Hi there,

We were concerned to read your comments about the air con re-gas. Please take your car back to the Kwik Fit centre and explain the situation. We do have a '
Cooler air-conditioning or your money back' guarantee.

Kind regards,

Gerry


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote timeshock! Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Sep 2011 at 4:20pm
Originally posted by KwikFit KwikFit wrote:

Originally posted by deluded-P12 deluded-P12 wrote:

Already have.

Problem no2. is that the aircon doesn't work.  Hasn't since I owned it so I got it regassed just to see if it cured the problem.  It worked perfect for a day and after being left overnight, died again.  Probably one for a garage to look into as I know nothing about aircon but who knows, maybe an aircon guru on here that could point me in the right direction or recommend a specialist?


Hi there,

We were concerned to read your comments about the air con re-gas. Please take your car back to the Kwik Fit centre and explain the situation. We do have a '
Cooler air-conditioning or your money back' guarantee.

Kind regards,

Gerry


 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote deluded-P12 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Sep 2011 at 10:47pm
Did someone from Kwik Fit really sign up just to post that?

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