Our Services

Air Conditioning Service

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We service and repair air conditioning systems on a full range of vehicles using R12, 134A and 1234YF refrigerants.

Commercial Fleet Services

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We are experts in air conditioning service and repair of Light and Heavy Duty Fleets and Transport Vehicles.

Freightliner, Peterbuilt, Isuzu NPR, 

Transit Vans, Resort Shuttles

 just to name a few.  

We do it all!

Agriculture/Construction/Refuse

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With all the construction happening in our City the need for expert timely service on Construction, Refuse and Agricultural Equipment is vital. We have the expertise and the commitment to get your equipment back to work for you.

City, State, County, Military

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Fire, Police, Ambulance, Border Patrol, Military Transports and more.

Arizona Auto Refrigeration ensures the driving comfort of our friends and neighbors who put their lives on the line for our safety every day.

Hybrid A/C Service

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Not everyone can service Hybrid vehicles. With our up-to-date equipment and trained technicians, we can service your hybrid.

Heater Repair

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We replace heater cores, heater valves, blower motors, thermostats, and more.  Did you know that your heater and air conditioning are related and work together when your car is running?

MiST Mold Killing Service

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 MiST™ kills mold on contact and prevents new mold growth throughout the vehicle's HVAC system and passenger cabin surfaces. 

Air Conditioning Service , Repair, & Diagnostics

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R12, R134A, 1234YF we do it all

We offer services for a full range of vehicles using R12, 134A and 1234YF refrigerants.


Proper A/C diagnostics and repair can be one of the most complicated and time consuming efforts when servicing a vehicle. Not all technicians are fully trained in the complexities involved with diagnosing and repairing the A/C system.  


At Arizona Auto Refrigeration A/C is what we do.  Our technicians are ASE certified and are experts in this field. We have the training, equipment, tools, and years of experience to tackle any problem.  


Are you a Collision Center or Auto Repair Shop that does not perform A/C services? We partner with businesses throughout Tucson and surrounding areas to ensure your customers' comfort.

Automotive A/C Services

A/C Diagnosis

System Evacuation and Recharging

Written Recommendations and Estimates

Custom Hose Assemblies

Rebuild of older hard to find hoses

Compressor replacement

Complete install of A/C units in both modern and classic vehicles

Evacuation and recharging of systems repaired by vehicle owners

Repair/replacement of heater cores, valves, and controls


Call Us Today and see how we can get you driving in COOL Comfort!   520-623-3684

A/C Service Check

Purity Check

Performance Check

Refrigerant and Oil check to ensure proper levels

System Leak Test

Visual Inspection of  the system components

Complete written record of findings


Call and schedule your appointment Today!  520-623-3684

So what makes AC repair such a challenge for so many?

An air conditioning system must remain sealed at all times. This means that ALL components from compressor to hoses and everything in between must remain sealed.  If the system is exposed to the atmosphere at any time then by Federal Standards, the refrigerant must be captured and not permitted to escape into the atmosphere.  


Any leak can create a  loss of refrigerant impacting your A/C's peak performance.  Leaks can also allow moisture to enter the system.  Although moisture is nice in the desert, it is an enemy to the A/C system. Moisture contains contaminants which will cause internal damage and corrosion.

Diagnostic Complexities

Detecting a leak may sound simple enough but leaks can occur in the most hard-to-find locations. It often requires dash removal and, if rear A/C, even greater effort.


Then there is the compressor failure. If a compressor "grenades" it will send small metal shards into the system which will require a complete A/C overhaul.  The entire system requires cleaning or "flushing" to remove debris. Any and all components that cannot be flushed will need to be replaced.

Fleet / Construction / Agriculture / Refuse

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Authorized Warranty Repair Facility

Arizona Auto Refrigeration is an authorized warranty repair facility for an expanding list of manufacturers who entrust us to perform work on their behalf every day. 


Bergstrom

Mobile Climate Control

Red Dot

REV Ambulance Group

Trans Air

Valeo Thermal Bus Systems 

The Arizona Auto Refrigeration Difference

Our lead technician is an ASE Certified Master Mechanic with certifications in Medium/Heavy Duty Truck and School Bus repair. With over 40 years experience in Heavy Duty A/C service, there is no reason to go anywhere else! 


Our parts warehouse is direct with many of the heavy duty parts suppliers in the A/C industry AND actually STOCK the products. We also have a second warehouse in Phoenix that maintains a large inventory of A/C parts so, if we don't have it in stock, the odds are we can get it quickly!


Having access to so many manufacturers makes obtaining technical support, vehicle schematics, and scheduling brainstorming sessions for custom solutions much easier. We work closely with our manufacturers to help determine the RIGHT solution. 


We have a parts repair shop on-site to offer additional cost savings. We can fabricate lines, build custom hoses, make customized fittings and other services not available at most service facilities.


We know the importance of keeping your vehicles on the road, not in the shop waiting for parts to arrive.  At your convenience one of our trained parts experts will come to your location, walk your fleet, and quickly revise our stocking levels to meet your needs. We really do make it an EASY decision to bring your vehicles to Arizona Auto Refrigeration.


Our rates are competitively priced compared to dealers and other specialty shops.

And we offer reduced labor rates for Higher Volume accounts.

Stop by or call us today!  We can get your vehicle back on the road quickly.   520-623-3684 

City, State, County, Military

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Authorized Warranty Repair Facility

Arizona Auto Refrigeration is an authorized warranty repair facility for an expanding list of manufacturers who entrust us to perform work on their behalf every day.   

Bergstrom
Mobile Climate Control
Red Dot
REV Ambulance Group
Trans Air
Valeo Thermal Bus Systems

Statewide SAVE Agreement

Arizona Auto Refrigeration has been supporting our City, State, County and Military transportation needs since the 90's.  Ensuring the comfort of those who risk their lives for our safety is very important us.

Our on-site warehouse  is one of the select vendors awarded participation in the statewide SAVE agreement for Cities, Counties, lower and higher education institutions and State organizations for purchase of Automotive repair and replacement parts like A/C parts and kits.  As a SAVE participant, you have access to great savings.  Not sure if your organization is eligible or already part of the SAVE program?  Contact our Tucson warehouse at 520-918-3604, our Phoenix warehouse at 602-254-1116 or download the SAVE participant list below. 

The Arizona Auto Refrigeration Difference

Our lead technician is an ASE Certified Master Mechanic with certifications in Medium/Heavy Duty Truck and School Bus repair. With over 40 years experience in Heavy Duty A/C service, there is no reason to go anywhere else!

Our parts warehouse is direct with many of the heavy duty parts suppliers in the A/C industry AND actually STOCK the products. We also have a second warehouse in Phoenix that maintains a large inventory of A/C parts so, if we don't have it in stock, the odds are we can get it quickly!

Having access to so many manufacturers makes obtaining technical support, vehicle schematics, and scheduling brainstorming sessions for custom solutions much easier. We work closely with our manufacturers to help determine the RIGHT solution. 

We have a parts repair shop on-site to offer additional cost savings. We can fabricate lines, build custom hoses, make customized fittings and other services not available at most service facilities.

We know the importance of keeping your vehicles on the road, not in the shop waiting for parts to arrive.  At your convenience one of our trained parts experts will come to your location, walk your fleet, and quickly revise our stocking levels to meet your needs. We really do make it an EASY decision to bring your vehicles to Arizona Auto Refrigeration.

Our rates are competitively priced compared to dealers and other specialty shops.

And we offer reduced labor rates for Higher Volume accounts and additional savings for our AAPAK SAVE partners.  

Stop by or call us today!  

We can get your vehicle back on the road quickly.   520-623-3684 

Hybrid AC Service

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Not just anyone can service Hybrid vehicles. With our up-to-date equipment and knowledgeable technicians, we CAN.


We are experienced at servicing hybrid cars and trucks. Much of the equipment and features are similar to those in non-hybrid vehicles but there are noteable differences.

Whats Different About Hybrids?

Generally, the cooling fans for the condenser are in front of the engine.  The controls, cabin air filters, blower motor, refrigerant filter, expansion valve, evaporator, and condenser are not specifically different in hybrids.


The primary difference in hybrid vehicle air conditioning service comes down to the electrically driven compressors and the purity of the refrigerant. 


Most hybrids have electrically driven compressors operated with high voltage. In order to maintain the integrity of the high voltage system, the lubricating oil, refrigerant and any additives, such as leak detection dye must be non-conductive. They need  to meet a different industry standard than the same products used in  non-hybrid vehicles.


Working on and around high voltage components  requires additional safety precautions and proper equipment. We take the safety of our technicians and damage prevention to any vehicle in our care very seriously.


Please do call ahead for an appointment when bringing a hybrid vehicle to us for service or repairs.  


520-623-3684

Heater Repair

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How It All Works

We replace heater cores, heater valves, blower motors, thermostats and more.


Did you know that heater and air conditioning repair are related and work with each other when your car is running? So how does this actually work?


External air is forced through the air conditioner’s evaporator coil.  Think of evaporator coil as a heater core filled with very cold gas which cools  rather than heats the incoming air. In order to obtain the desired internal temperature, incoming air is first cooled by the air conditioning system then heated by the heater core. 


A heater core is a small radiator located under the dashboard of the vehicle. It consists of conductive aluminum or brass tubing with cooling fins to increase surface area. Hot coolant passing through the  heater core gives off heat before returning to the engine cooling circuit.


In a vehicle fitted with manual controls for both the heater and air conditioner, using the systems together will dehumidify the air in the cabin.  The evaporator coil removes moisture from the air caused by condensation. This results in increased air comfort levels inside the vehicle.


On all heater repairs we also perform a quality check on your air conditioning system to ensure everything is working properly.  Remember it takes both systems working together to keep you driving in comfort.


Call us today or click below and to request an appointment.   520-623-3684


MiST Mold Killing Service

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MOLD ... An Unhealthy Passenger In Your Vehicle

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

 

Have you ever thought about all of the nasty contaminants that gather inside your car's ducting system? Millions of micro-organisms and bacteria accumulate over time so when you turn on your heat or A/C these invisible little creatures end up inside your car!  Sometimes you can smell it, sometimes you can't.  Nasty thought isn't it?


This situation is not good for anyone even in the best of health. Do you or anyone you know suffer from allergies or depend on occasional oxygen use?  What about newborns and pets? Do you really want your loved ones breathing in this NASTY cabin air?


So what can you do to help alleviate the problem in your vents?  We have the solution!

MiST is a pollutant reducing process offered in Tucson exclusively at Arizona Auto Refrigeration.


WHY IS IT SUCH A PROBLEM TODAY?


Efficient HVAC systems. Modern HVAC systems trap more moisture than in the past. This creates a habitat for mold, mildew, bacteria and other micro-organisms to grow. To maintain cabin temperatures, these efficient systems require a larger percentage of air to be re-circulated causing the harmful mold spores to be regularly blown into the passenger cabin and colonize anywhere moisture collects.


THE SOLUTION! Offered in Tucson exclusively at Arizona Auto Refrigeration


MiST™ kills mold on contact and prevents new mold growth throughout the vehicle's HVAC system and passenger cabin surfaces. Mist is an award winning technology aimed at the health of the driver and occupants, not the vehicle. 


Bring your vehicle in today for a MiST service for only  $67.00. Service takes approximately 1 hour. 


Call us today to schedule  your appointment.  520-623-3684