I'm Cool With That (AC Exchange)

June 2, 2024

On a hot day, you want your vehicle's air conditioning to work. When the air blowing out of your vents isn't cold, it's easy to think, "I'll just take it by the shop and have them top off my refrigerant." But while some people think air conditioning is that simple, it's actually not. If your ref... More

Your Vehicle's Hissy Fit (AC System)

March 26, 2023

When you hear hissing sounds coming from your vehicle, you might start thinking the worst. One type of hissing coming from around your air conditioner may be a normal sound, or it could be a sign of serious trouble. First - the normal sound. When you turn off your vehicle, the refrigerant goes... More

Not So Cool (Air Conditioning Systems)

July 3, 2022

There's nothing quite like getting in your vehicle on a hot day, switching on the air conditioning and having warm air blow out of the vents. You may have had no problem for months and then, one day, you are driving around in a sauna. You're hot stuff, but not in a good way! So what goes wrong w... More

Air Conditioning Service in Novi

April 7, 2020

Hey Novi! Let's talk about one of our Michigan summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Novi drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to time t... More

A Cold Day in Novi ? Air Conditioning Service at Sovel's Auto Service

February 26, 2020

Most Novi drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Michigan highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Novi rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot vehi... More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

November 4, 2018

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi

June 17, 2018

Warm weather or cold, Novi drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Novi people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Sovel's Auto Service, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air conditionin... More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi

October 16, 2017

Most Michigan auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning ... More

Automotive Tips from Sovel's Auto Service: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

June 1, 2017

Novi drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubric... More

Automotive Tips from Sovel's Auto Service: Air Conditioning Inspection

April 3, 2017

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Novi require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some part... More