In Perth where 80% of the year sizzles, AME Automotive is your go-to expert for keeping your car cool. We know how to spot countless AC troubles and we also know the top signs that indicate your car needs an air-conditioner service.

In today’s blog we’re sharing our knowledge on the five key indicators that your car’s air conditioning isn’t just under the weather, it needs our professional AC help. Stick with us, and you’ll never have to sweat a faulty AC again. Let’s dive into keeping your vehicle refreshingly crisp. 

Weak Airflow Issues in your Perth Vehicle

Although we often take it for granted, we’ve noticed that weak airflow from the car’s AC system is a clear sign that it needs professional attention. At AME Automotive we are skilled in car aircon service Perth wide, providing comprehensive car AC service and car air conditioning service Perth trust. With our *$199 Pamper my car service Perth, we will perform a meticulous vehicle inspection Perth, which includes a review of your car air conditioning, we want to ensure that your car is comfortable and safe. Next, let’s tackle the issue of unusual AC noises. 

Foul Odours Emanating 

If you’re noticing an unpleasant smell when you turn on your car’s AC, it’s likely time we looked at your vehicle’s air conditioning system. Foul odours can indicate mould, bacteria, or other contaminants. 

Cause Symptom Solution 
Mould Growth Musty smell Cleaning & Repair 
Bacteria Sour odour Anti-bacterial Treatment 
Contaminants Persistent stench Filter Replacement 

AME Automotive helps you eliminate these odours with precision and expertise. 

Inconsistent Temperature Control 

When your car’s AC blows hot air on a cool setting or fails to warm up when you turn up the heat, it’s clear we need to address the issue. 

Inconsistent Temperature Control Possible Causes: 

  • Refrigerant leak 
  • Faulty thermostat 

Rest assured, our expertise ensures precise diagnostics and authoritative solutions. 

Visible Leaks or Stains 

Following our vehicle inspection and assessment of inconsistent temperature control, we noticed that visible leaks or stains under your car are another telltale sign that your Car AC system may require professional attention. These marks typically indicate refrigerant escaping, a critical issue for efficient operation. It’s essential to address these leaks promptly to prevent further damage and maintain your car’s air conditioning performance. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

How Does Perth’s Climate Affect the Longevity and Performance of Car AC Systems? 

We understand that Perth’s hot climate puts a strain on car AC systems, often leading to faster wear and tear and the need for regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. 

Can a Malfunctioning Car AC System Impact Fuel Efficiency, and if So, How? 

Could a faulty car AC system drain fuel economy? Absolutely. We’ve seen how a struggling compressor requires more power, leading to increased fuel consumption. Timely maintenance will save you money at the pump. 

Are There Any Specific Environmental Regulations in Perth That Affect the Type of Refrigerants Used in Car AC Services and Repairs? 

We’re aware of Perth’s environmental regulations, which dictate that only licensed technicians handle refrigerants, ensuring they comply with strict Australian standards to minimise environmental impact during AC servicing and repairs. 

How Often Should I Have My Car AC System Checked for Maintenance to Avoid Potential Issues in the Future? 

We recommend servicing your car’s AC system annually to prevent issues. Studies show regular maintenance can improve efficiency by 10-15%. Trust AME Automotive for precise, expert care for your vehicle’s cooling system. 

What Are the Potential Risks of DIY Car AC Repairs for Someone Who Is Not a Professional Mechanic? 

We strongly advise against DIY AC repairs as they can lead to further damage, and safety hazards, and may invalidate warranties. It’s best to trust professionals to ensure precise and safe servicing. 

Other Car Service Perth 


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  • Wheel alignment Perth to enhance vehicle control 
  • GVM upgrade for increased load capacity 

AME Automotive is the go-to expert for car servicing Perth. 


In a nutshell, if your car’s AC is wheezing like an asthmatic at a marathon’s finish line, it’s time to call us. From gentle breezes when you crave a hurricane, to a symphony of clanks and whiffs that offend the senses – we’re your go-to fixers.  

Spot any leaks or your AC’s mood swings? That’s our cue. Trust in our expertise to restore your cool, swiftly and surely. Don’t sweat it, leave the chill to us.  

Call AME Automotive today!