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  • Cape Coral
    2112 Del Prado Blvd S
    Cape Coral, FL 33990
    239-574-2121

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    4100 Fowler Street
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
    239-603-3860

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    12239 Palm Beach Blvd.
    Fort Myers, FL 33990
    239-694-8880

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

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 1:00PM
  • 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 Superior Auto Care, 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

  • , 09/22/2021

    Top professional auto service shop in the country. Honest, professional, informative and friendly. If you are in the Ft. Myers/Cape Coral area - this is the place to trust for your auto service needs. Al Rymniak Western PA USMC

  • , 09/16/2021

    Alex and staff friendly and efficient

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    , 09/13/2021

    Manny is a genius and his staff surgeons of cars!! Don't go anywhere else!! The prices are great and perfect service!! You cannot beat superior auto!! I have been to two different places in three years and now that I have been going to manny and his staff I will never leave!! Great job superior auto!!

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    , 09/03/2021

    Great experience very helpful in a hard time after having a unexpected breakdown. Very fast repair and fair prices.

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    , 08/27/2021

    Quality repairs done right and on time.

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    , 08/26/2021

    First time there and very professional. Being a women he showed me what needed to be done. And amazing prices. Will definitely keep them as my mechanics.

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