Nearest A/C Repair for Your 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix

A/C Service for Pontiac Grand Prix

Few things are worse than a broken car air conditioner on a hot summer day. Your steering wheel feels like it's burning your hands. Sweat soaks the driver's seat. You wipe your brow and wonder, "Who can fix the A/C in my Pontiac Grand Prix?" Firestone Complete Auto Care — that’s who! We know our way around Pontiac vehicles, and our trained technicians can identify and repair issues with 1988 Pontiac A/C systems. Come to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care in your Pontiac Grand Prix

During this initial A/C performance check, we’ll look at the state of your 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix’s A/C system to determine whether repair work is needed. This check will include an examination of system pressure, a visual inspection, and a leak test. If we think there might be a leak, we'll run a special U/V dye through the system or use a "sniffer." What’s a “sniffer,” you ask? It’s a specially designed machine that’s used on parts of your Pontiac Grand Prix A/C system to detect any refrigerant fumes that might be leaking out from the system. If your system has a leak, we can get it fixed.

Grand Prix A/C Recharge

Let's say we repair your 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix A/C system. We will also perform an A/C evacuation and recharge. During this process, a technician will remove the old refrigerant from the A/C system. Then, they’ll perform an evacuation (also known as a discharge) on the entire system per Pontiac guidelines. 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 good to go. Our technicians are trained to efficiently perform 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix A/C recharges.

Common Pontiac Grand Prix A/C Problems

Hot air is a common Pontiac Grand Prix A/C problem, but it’s not the only issue you might encounter. Typical A/C problems also include weak airflow, which could mean you have a compromised seal, mildew or mold buildup, a loose or damaged hose, or a ventilation fan that needs to be replaced. If your A/C system blows cold air first but then it turns warm, this can mean there’s a malfunctioning compressor clutch, a leak, or a blown fuse. And smelly A/C in a 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix? You could have a moldy evaporator case, or you may simply need a new cabin air filter installed. Our trained technicians will do what they can to solve your A/C problems. So, chill out. We're here to help you get the blast back in your Grand Prix’s A/C!

1988 Pontiac Grand Prix A/C System FAQs

  • How do I make my Grand Prix air conditioning colder? Here are a few quick ideas. Shut the passenger air vents and point the other vents directly toward you. Park your car in the shade and use a window sun blocker. Then visit Firestone Complete Auto Care for an A/C performance check and recharge.
  • Why do I get hot air from my Grand Prix A/C? Maybe your A/C starts cool but then gets warm. Or maybe it never gets cold in the first place. Either way, your A/C troubles could be traced back to a clogged expansion valve, faulty compressor clutch, blown fuse, or leak.
  • What causes A/C system leaks? Over the years, the rubber seals and gaskets in your Grand Prix’s A/C system naturally degrade. Moisture can get into the system and cause a malfunction, or parts can simply wear out so that your system no longer seals properly.

Schedule Your Pontiac Grand Prix A/C Service

Feeling the heat from your A/C? Our trained technicians can take a look at your 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix A/C system and recommend a repair plan. Schedule A/C service today and get ready to chill out.