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Your car or truck's AC system is under extreme pressure and the thermal expansion valve or orifice tube monitors the amount of pressure and the temperature of your A/C system. It calculates the precise amount of refrigerant that can safely go into the evaporator. A failing expansion valve or orifice tube often causes a vehicle's air conditioner to blow hot air.

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  • Expansion Valves: Too much refrigerant causes your evaporator to get too cold whereas too little refrigerant would result in inadequate cooling. The expansion valve is a complex valve that regulates refrigerant flow. This process of metering the refrigerant adjusts the flow according to the temperature of the refrigerant in the evaporator coil. Talk to one of the pro mechanics at Cars Trucks & Vans, as this part can be replaced on its own and does not require the entire replacement of the AC assembly.
  • Orifice Tubes: Unlike the expansion valve, the orifice tube is a simple fixed device with no moving parts. It therefore cannot vary the flow of refrigerant into the evaporator, but rather causes a permanent restriction in the system. However, like the expansion valve the orifice tube regulates refrigerant flow through the system and filters debris which may come through in its screen. Often fixing a "bad orifice tube" requires replacing the entire evaporator assembly.

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New to the quad cities I was searching for a quality and honest shop for my Crown Victoria. Hard to find but I did here at Cars Trucks & Vans. Got me in and out quickly with a quality job done. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for the same!
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Have used this business for over 20 years and have rarely ever had a problem but if I did they have always made it right. I highly recommend Cars, Trucks and Vans.
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Awesome experience and great customer service. Tammy, Gary, and Joe do an amazing job!
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