Silver Lake Auto & Tire of Wisconsin is your local car AC repair expert. Don't wait until summer is in full swing to make sure your car ac is working correctly. Avoiding having your ac repaired can also affect your fuel efficiency. Routine service and maintenance is important to avoid those hot summer days and stay cool. For reliable and dependable vehicle ac repair call Silver Lake or stop by one of our four convenient locations in Hartland, Brookfield, Oconomowoc or New Berlin, WI.
What Does your AC do?
A cars cooling system works to keep you cool in the summer and your engine cool all year round no matter the outside temperature. Your vehicle's air conditioning system is complex. Its main job is evaporation and condensation as well as compression and expansion. Basically, it is thermodynamics for all the smart people out there. However, it is not too hard to understand and you only need to comprehend a few basic things to put together how it all works. The Compressor is the core or heart of the cooling system. It takes refrigerant in gas form, pressurizes it, and then sends it through a condenser. The condenser is a series of refrigeration lines that turns the pressurized refrigerant vapor into liquid form. Once in liquid form, it goes through a receiver dryer to eliminate any moisture from the refrigerant that may have collected during the pressurization process. Pressure is removed and then the cool air is circulated throughout the vehicle. The radiator, evaporator, condenser, and expansion valve work together to safeguard your engine from overheating year-round and keeps you cool in the summer.
Does my Vehicle’s AC Need Maintenance?
Yes from time to time and your car AC will need maintenance, service, or maybe even repair. Save time and check your fluid levels; the correct amount of refrigerant is important and necessary. DO NOT OVERFILL! This is one mistake; you do not want to make yourself. If your ac is not working well try adding refrigerant, this could save you valuable time and money; but it might not fix the problem. If that does not work bring your vehicle to Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers. For optimum performance, we suggest having your cooling system inspected every 20,000 miles or refer to your owner's manual for specific intervals. Stay ahead of costly ac repair with routine inspection and maintenance with Silver Lake's car ac repair specialists.
Schedule Your Car AC Repair Today
Stay cool during the hot summer and make sure your car AC is working properly. Silver Lake Auto & Tire of Wisconsin is dedicated to keeping your car performing when you need it while avoiding expensive and time consuming repairs. For complete car ac repair call or bring your vehicle to one of our four locations.
Now certified - and fully equipped - to handle air conditioning recharging for vehicles using R-1234yf refrigerant! Give us a call today to schedule an appointment.
Two Generations of Auto Repair
If you’re looking for an auto repair shop in Oconomowoc, North Lake, Brookfield, or New Berlin, WI that’s comfortable, reliable, and convenient, look no further than the automotive experts at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers! With four quality locations, Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers has been helping drivers in North Lake, Oconomowoc, Brookfield, New Berlin, and the surrounding communities with all of their auto repair, maintenance services, emissions testing, tire services, hybrid repair, diesel repair, towing and more since 1973.
Hear from our Customers
Just had my Audi serviced at Silver Lake and wanted to share my experience. Kezra took my appointment for an oil leak I had and was able to schedule me in for repairs and repair my car in less than a week! Her customer service, attention to detail and responsiveness is next level. Kudos to Kezra and the team down at Silver Lake! I will be coming back for any future services needed on my vehicles.
It’s been a few years, thankfully, since we had to do any major work to either of our vehicles. That said- I thought the brake lines work we needed was a bit expensive, However, we needed the vehicle towed there at the end of on day, and they fit us in for the inspection the next morning. A courtesy call that afternoon for the work I needed, plus a full recommendation list of a few items I should address soon for proper upkeep and maintenance; all complete with pictures on a website format... Read More
They're always great about helping me out with my car. - great customer service
Had a flat tire by silver lake auto and tire, the guys helped inflate it and inspected it in their shop, in less than 30 minutes they had it repaired and I was ready to go. Great service! Totally recommended
A+ absolutely fantastic. Thank you for the excellent service. This is the best automotive shop I’ve ever had the pleasure of taking my vehicle to. The people here are honest, professional, courteous, thorough, go above and beyond to be accommodating, and do excellent work. I highly recommend using this shop for your automotive needs. Austin and Amanda at the front desk provided top notch customer service, which is rare these days.
I just want to say "Thank You" !!!!! I am a caregiver for an elderly woman, and they were so VERY helpful. They were able to pick me up and schedule appointments during my working hours. Everyone was so helpful and friendly. I would recommend them to everyone.
Been going for years great service every time
We had to use a tow service to remove one of cars to fix the engine from some wire chewing squirrels! Tow truck went above and beyond accommodating us! Super happy with the whole experience.
Thank you, Tyler and the rest of the team for going above and beyond while dealing with a very frustrating warranty issue on our Jeep Grand Cherokee. The team did everything in their power to give us a "best case scenario", and I am really impressed and happy with the level of service we were provided.
Very professional and service was great. Went in for a wheel alignment and service met my expectation