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251 W Henry St Spartanburg, SC 29306

864-583-9428
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864-583-9428 | 251 W Henry St, Spartanburg, 29306

Replace Your Car's AC Thermal Expansion Valve or Orifice Tube

Harris Automotive Services

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.

Replace or Repair

  • 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 Harris Automotive Services, 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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Testimonials

, 02/04/2021
This business is the most professional, compassionate, caring, & above all else honest company that I have ever had dealings with!! They had to replace my whole motor in my car. They were so consistent in keeping me informed. Mr. Al is so nice & honest as well as Corey!! Thank you so much for a job well done!! If anyone needs any work done on their vehicle, I recommend this company 1000%!!!
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