Convenient & Local 2015 Kia Rio A/C Repair

A/C Repair Service for Your Kia Rio

Few things are worse than a broken car air conditioner on a hot summer day. Is that a hot stove? Nope, just your steering wheel. Your skin sticks to the driver’s seat. You wipe your brow and wonder, "Who can fix the A/C in my Kia Rio?" Firestone Complete Auto Care can! We’ve got experience with Kia vehicles, and our technicians are qualified to diagnose and repair 2015 Kia Rio A/C systems. Bring your Kia Rio to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care

During this initial A/C performance check, we’ll look at the state of your 2015 Kia Rio’s A/C system to see if repair work is required. We’ll test overall system performance, check for any leaks, and measure the system pressure. If any signs point to a possible leak, we’ll send a special U/V dye through the system, or use something called a “sniffer.” A “sniffer” isn’t a technician with a good nose! It’s a machine that’s used on different parts of your Kia Rio A/C system to identify points where refrigerant fumes could be escaping the system. If your system has a leak, we can get it fixed.

Rio A/C Recharge

When we perform an A/C repair on your 2015 Kia Rio, we’ll also do an A/C evacuation and recharge. To start this process, a technician will flush out the old refrigerant from your vehicle’s A/C system. Then, they’ll use Kia’s specifications to evacuate the system. To finish, we’ll add new refrigerant to recharge the A/C system, and once we’ve done a final test on the system ourselves, you’re all set. Our technicians know how to keep your A/C in tip-top shape with 2015 Kia Rio A/C recharges.

Troubleshooting Kia Rio A/C Problems

Hot air is a common Kia Rio A/C problem, but it’s not the only issue you might encounter. Other common A/C problems include weak airflow, which could be caused by mold or mildew buildup, a loose hose, an old ventilation fan, or a compromised seal. If your A/C system blows cold air first but then it turns warm, this may be due to a clogged expansion valve, faulty compressor clutch, blown fuse, or leak. What about those (somewhat unpleasant!) smells coming through the A/C vents in your 2015 Kia Rio? You could have a moldy evaporator case, or you may simply need a new cabin air filter installed. Technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care are ready to help you address your A/C problems. We’re here to help you get back on the road in your Rio — without all the sweat puddles!

Questions About 2015 Kia Rio A/C Systems

  • How do I make my Rio air conditioning colder? For starters, use a sun-blocking shade in the windshield while you’re parked, or look for a shady parking spot. Closing all the passenger vents in your car can help redirect cold air toward you, cooling you off faster. Still need more chill? Head to Firestone Complete Auto Care for an A/C performance check and recharge.
  • Why is my Rio A/C blowing hot air? If your car’s air conditioning isn’t blowing cold air at all (or it tries, then turns warm), you could have a clogged expansion valve, a faulty compressor clutch, a leak, or a malfunctioning fuse in the system.
  • What can cause an A/C system leak? To put it simply, age and moisture are some of the main causes of leaks in your A/C. Over time, rubber gaskets and seals can wear out, which pushes much-needed refrigerant out of your Rio’s A/C system — and lets outside moisture get in, which can take a toll on internal A/C components.

Schedule A/C Service for Your Kia Rio

Feeling the heat from your A/C? Our trained technicians can take a look at your 2015 Kia Rio A/C system and recommend a repair plan. Schedule A/C service today and get ready to chill out.