Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning


Air conditioning gives us that refreshing blast of cold air on a hot day, but all the air conditioning components need to be in good working condition. Seals, hoses, o-rings and fittings can become worn and loose over time. This can result in refrigerant leaking, which can affect your comfort and the environment. Also, leaks can damage other parts such as the evaporator and compressor. Inspection and early detection can save you both time and money in the long run. Our auto care experts are here to assist with all your air conditioning needs.


At Klahanie Service Center, our technicians are ASE-certified, as well as certified by  EPA-recognized air conditioning programs. Our staff is available to inspect your vehicle’s air conditioning system components and get them in peak performance. If we do detect a leak, we will find the source of the leak and repair it. We will also verify that no other AC system components have been affected.



If you are feeling refreshed and cooled with maximum air flow when your air conditioning is pumping, you are most likely not in need of inspection. However, if you feel your air conditioning is not cold enough or takes too long to cool down, you should probably stop in and see us for an A/C performance check.



A well-maintained A/C system may never need to be recharged in its lifetime. However, if you notice that your air conditioning is not a reaching cool enough temperature, you should have it inspected. Many times, the vehicle is found to be low on Freon. Since the A/C is a sealed system, low Freon could be a sign that something else is wrong. This could be a small leak or a component in the A/C system that may be failing. Bring it by Klahanie Service Center and our experts will do a thorough  performance check and find the root of the problem, and will have your air conditioning running at peak performance again.







The battery in your vehicle provides its starting power, and also supplies the needed power to run other electrical components, including power options, radio, interior and exterior lighting, etc. At Klahanie Service Center, our expert technicians will provide battery service that can give your battery a long life and maximum performance. Our battery service includes:

  • Expert computerized battery check
  • Replace with a new battery, if necessary
  • Properly dispose of old battery
  • Remove any corrosion on battery cable terminals

Why is it important to have my battery serviced?

  • The life expectancy of your vehicle’s battery depends on a number of factors, such as temperatures underneath the hood, extreme hot or cold climate and vehicle vibrations.
  • Once your battery fails, every component of your vehicle fails.

How often do I need to have my battery checked?

On average, the typical life expectancy for a vehicle battery is about four years. However, if you should notice any of these particular electrical-system warning signs, we recommend you have your battery checked right away:

  • The only way to get your vehicle running is a jump-start
  • Your engine won’t turn over, or does so very slowly
  • The warning lights on your dashboard won’t turn off
  • Some of your electrical components fail to work


Belts & Hoses

Belts & Hoses

Belts & Hoses

Belts and hoses should be periodically replaced to prevent overheating and severe engine damage.

At Klahanie Service Center, our expert technicians will provide a full belt and hose inspection and/or replacement. This service includes:

-A complete inspection of all belts and hoses for signs of wear or damage
-Replace any and all needed belts and hoses
-Adjust all fitted belts, hoses and related mechanisms

Why is it necessary to replace my belts and hoses?

If you replace your belts and hoses and the initial start of wear or damage, you can prevent vehicle breakdowns and/or engine damage caused by overheating. Some signs that your belts and hoses need replacing are:

-An overheated engine can be caused by a leaking or ruptured hose
-Safe operation of your vehicle depends in part on your power steering hose- if you lose power, you will
most likely need your hose replaced
-Your vehicle can become inoperable if you have a damaged or worn belt

How can I tell when I need to replace my belts?

Your belts and hoses help maintain your vehicle’s engine and cooling system. Your hoses should be inspected at every oil change to prevent problems. Belts should be replaced every 30K-60K miles.

What are the signs that my belts need replacing?

Signs that your belts need replacing include:

-Cracks showing in the belt
-Belt is splitting, peeling or fraying
-The engine runs rough or stalls at a stop
-Knocking or pinging sounds are heard during acceleration or once the engine is off
-Your check engine light is illuminated after the engine is on and running

How can I tell when I need to replace my hoses?

Signs that your hoses need replacing include:

-A bulge or inflated hose
-Hose is hardened and inflexible
-You notice cracks along the hose
-The hose clamps are worn and/or corroded