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  • 973-748-6159

  • Sea Breeze Auto
    342 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Sun Closed

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

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 Sea Breeze Auto, 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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What People Say About Us

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    The only place ill bring my personal + work car. Quick service at a reasonable price. Staff is knowledgeable. Vinnie wont steer you wrong.

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    Jim is the best mechanic we have ever had. Have taken our whole family's cars to him for many years. Go there all the way from Central Jersey (Monmouth County) to get my cars serviced.

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    Been coming to Vinny for years and wouldn't trust anyone else with my new car. Good price, fast, and done right, what more can ya ask for?

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    Awesome service! I would refer these guys to everyone.

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    I?ve been coming to Seabreeze for many years now. I admit that I?m not the most car saavy person, but I have never been steered (get it lol) wrong.

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    Most importantly is that SEABREEZE is an automotive repair shop that is Very TRUSTWORTHY ! I always receive competent diagnosis & repairs of my car and truck at a fair price, while knowing I am not getting ripped off. Shop manager Vinnie always provides friendly, worry free assurance that my vehicles will be expertly repaired and in a reasonable time frame. Numerous times I drove out of Seabreeze happy.

Call us for service: 973-748-6159

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