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Understanding Your Modern Automobile Air Conditioner

Understanding Your Modern Automobile Air Conditioner

Photo by Ninofficialphotography on Pixabay Understanding Your Modern Automobile Air Conditioner Are you sweating during your morning commute?    It’s hard enough to get to work some mornings. Don’t let the drive over be another factor in an already busy day. If you’re at your wit's end with your car’s A/C, you might be surprised to find that modern automobile air conditioners are a little different than the ones you learned about when you first hit the road. What’s changed the most about your A/C system over the years is its refrigerant: freon isn’t used anymore! No More Freon Freon is a refrigerant previously used in vehicle ACs, and some vehicles may still be running on it. The EPA has required vehicles made after January 2020 to use R410A, colloquially named Puron. But vehicle manufacturers stopped using ... read more

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Things Most People Don’t Know About Their Car

Things Most People Don’t Know About Their Car

Photo by Randy Tarampi on Unsplash   Do you think you know everything about your car? Check again! There can be specific details and functions you may not know about. At HB Auto & AC, we want you to know as much as possible about your vehicle to enjoy everything it has to offer. If you are interested in learning some things you may not know about your car, please continue reading!   Most modern cars operate on a push-button ignition system. This system is tied to your vehicle’s computer and works by sensing that the brake is pushed down, allowing you to start your car. If your stop light switch goes out, your push-button ignition might not work, leading you not to be able to start the vehicle. This can get mis ... read more

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After the Love Has Gone

After the Love Has Gone

Image by AD_Images at Pixabay   Are you a stranger to heartbreak, or do you have the scars and the story of the love you lost along the way? It seems that only the most aware, concerned, and loving among us never feel the sting of a love that has gone cold. Sooner or later, we all feel heartbreak, rejection, or miss the feeling we had when love was new, and we couldn’t wait to see our partner again. It’s hard sometimes to keep a relationship alive and well. It takes constant work. Neglect it, and you will eventually see things begin to fall apart. Treat it right, and you can have decades together. And that can be costly, both in terms of your money and your time. No, I’m not talking about your marriage or your sweetheart. I’m talking about the relationship you have with your car.  And it truly is a relationship with your car. Yo ... read more

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Fix Everything For ONE Low Monthly Payment Special

Fix Everything For ONE Low Monthly Payment Special

  Today you can fix your car for one low monthly payment!   At HB Auto & AC, we're offering a Fix Everything For ONE Low Monthly Payment Special.   No need to worry about paying large repair bills anymore. Now you can get your vehicle fixed and drive home today with no cash out of pocket today!   Here's how it works     Free 30 Minute Hands On Diagnosis (where we learn what’s NEEDS to be fixed)     Free Estimate For What The Total Repairs Will Cost    Then set you up with low monthly payments, ZERO cash out of pocket for 30 days, and NO CREDIT NEEDED.    Free Pick Up/Drop Off (within 5 miles)    Stellar 3-Year / 36,000-Mile Nationwide Warranty To Make Sure You Have No Future Issues With The Repairs    Pay off the repairs within 6 Months with ZERO Interest    Schedule an appointment today!   ... read more

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5 Ways To Keep Your Car Cool During Those Hot Summer Nights

5 Ways To Keep Your Car Cool During Those Hot Summer Nights

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash   Is it hot enough for you yet? August reminds us of just how hot the summers in Southern California can be (extremely hot). It can make travel difficult, especially when you go sightseeing or to the beach, only to come back to a car that is essentially a hellish oven.   No one likes getting into a burning hot car on a hot summer day. Huntington Beach is blessed with the ocean breeze, but California’s dry heat can make driving in the summer a miserable experience.   Here are 5 ways to keep your car cool:   Crack the windows when you leave the car - allowing just a little air to breeze in will help keep things tolerable. Also, try opening the back windows when you arrive and fan the driver’s side door over and over again to pump warm air out of the car. Coverage - use a sunshade for the fro ... read more

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Why Does Huntington Beach Have So Many Hot Rods?

Why Does Huntington Beach Have So Many Hot Rods?

Photo by Julio Ramirez on Unsplash   Welcome to the June Blog for HB Auto & AC!    Have you ever noticed how many hot rod cars are driving around Huntington Beach, California? Just last month, our blog featured the many events going on this summer. There are dozens of hot rod car events in the summer months.   The area grabs the attention of hot rod collectors and enthusiasts who come from all over to attend the wide range of hot rod events, and for good reasons-- we're the perfect community for it.   Here are some reasons why Huntington Beach draws the hot rod community:   Older demographic --  Classic cars are typically more prevalent among older men and are less popular among the young ... read more

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5 Best Romantic Drives Near Huntington Beach

5 Best Romantic Drives Near Huntington Beach

Photo by Josh Duke on Unsplash It’s February, and that means we’re in the shortest month of the year. It’s also the month of St. Valentine’s Day, where people look to either validate or re-evaluate their relationships in their lives. So if the last few months have made you feel a little cramped at home, this is an excellent time to get yourself together and do something romantic for your partner. We’re still stuck with COVID19 making our lives a little less wonderful at the moment, but that’s what makes road trips so wonderful. California has lots of beauty in the outdoors, especially along the Pacific Coast. There are a host of destinations you can go to for a romantic excursion with enough space ... read more

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Vehicle 1234yf refrigerant recharge in Huntington Beach

Vehicle 1234yf refrigerant recharge in Huntington Beach

A vehicle’s air conditioning system or AC system as it’s also known is a vital part of it; you don’t want to be driving around in a car with a damaged AC system, you’ll need vehicle AC repair! That’s why taking care of your car’s air conditioning system is so important. When it comes to being comfortable on both long and short journeys, air conditioning plays a pivotal role. That’s why taking care of your vehicle’s AC system is so important. If you’ve noticed that your car’s air conditioning is no longer working as effectively as it used to, then this is a sign that there is a problem somewhere along the line and you’ll should stop by HB Auto & AC. The good news is that although the cause of issues ... read more

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Vehicle Air Conditioning Service

Vehicle Air Conditioning Service

As summer is here, you’re probably paying more attention to your vehicle’s air conditioning service. That can only be a good thing because they often go neglected. If you think that your air conditioning system is not functioning as well as you would like it to, that might be because you haven’t had it serviced for a while. When you don’t have your system checked, improved and recharged, its performance will start to drop, and that’s not what you want. The details below will help you learn more about your air conditioning system and what an air conditioning service can do for you. About Your Air Conditioning System The main component that functions in your car’s air conditioning system is its compressor. This is powered by the drive belt that’s connected to the engine. When everything is up and ... read more

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