As the seasons change so does the demand on your automobile. If you haven’t already, it
is time to schedule AC services before winter arrives. What most people don’t
realize is the air conditioning system is an essential component in the windshield defroster. We all recognize
the problem of windshield fog during the winter and when humidity is high. A
functional air conditioner is necessary for the defroster to work properly, and is a vital safety feature. Contact
our certified mechanics today to
schedule auto AC repair in Lewisville,


compressor is the workhorse for both your AC and the defroster, if it isn’t
functional, neither is the AC or defroster.
Age and wear is the destroyer of all things mechanical, and they will also eventually
cause problems with the auto AC system.
Routine maintenance is the essential key for maintaining a reliable vehicle and
its features. Fall maintenance and inspection will ensure your comfort and auto

If you
suspect a problem with the AC or defroster, these signs can assist you to
verify the need for repair:    

  • The AC is blowing warm air
  • Musty or moldy smelling air emanating
    from the vents
  • When the heater or defroster fails to
    blow warm air

How the AC
Defrosts the Windshield

The air
conditioning compressor removes the humidity in the air before being directed
to the windshield. Consequently, if the AC is not functioning properly, neither
will the defroster.

Providing an
annual AC inspection and service assures the proper operation, and can detect
refrigerant leaks, which can lead to damage of the compressor and other
components. Fifth Gear Automotive can provide your fall maintenance, and auto AC repair in Lewisville, TX.

The reason
routine maintenance, and prompt repair is important is because a refrigerant
leak allows moisture into the system, which can damage other components, including
the compressor, leading to more costly auto
AC repair in Lewisville, TX.

There are a
number of potential reasons for the AC, heater or defroster to not work
properly, including:

  • A refrigerant leak
  • Worn AC components
  • A clogged refrigerant hose or
    expansion tube
  • A vacuum leak

comprehensive inspection of the climate control system includes:

  • Inspecting the blower
  • Checking radiator coolant level,
    hoses, water pump, pressure cap and other components
  • The inspection of the compressor belt
    for signs of damage, wear and age
  • A pressure check for the cooling
  • Inspecting and testing for
    refrigerant leaks

Fifth Gear Automotive today to schedule inspection, and/or auto AC repair in Lewisville, TX, ensuring your defroster is
working properly for the winter season. Our technicians are trained and
certified to provide AC service, regardless of the vehicle’s manufacturer.

If your
car’s air conditioner or windshield
is not working properly, our certified mechanics can provide AC repair in Lewisville, TX that you
can rely on. Furthermore, Fifth Gear Automotive professionals offer a broad
range of automotive services providing the automotive
or maintenance your vehicle needs with the expertise you demand and