Air Conditioning

Make sure your air conditioning remains in optimum condition.

The air conditioning system in your BMW works hard all year round to maintain a comfortable temperature for you and your passengers, while filtering out pollen and dust and minimising condensation. Continuous use actually helps to keep your air conditioning working more efficiently, but it should be maintained periodically as with any other vital component.


By passing air from outside through the micro-filter, your BMW’s air conditioning system removes 80% of the particles and deposits from traffic fumes. An evaporator assists in regulating the air temperature before it is circulated throughout your vehicle to ensure you’re always sitting comfortably.


Continuous use of your air conditioning helps prevent the build-up of mould and microbes inside the micro-filter. It also stops seals from becoming brittle, which can cause the refrigerant to leak. However, to keep your system operating at peak efficiency and avoid musty smells, the micro-filters should be maintained at regular intervals and the correct level of refrigerant gas should be checked and replaced.


As a BMW Service Authorised Workshop we offer two levels of maintenance to ensure that your air conditioning remains in optimum condition.

Choose a Refresh if there are musty odours when you first switch on the engine, or when you adjust your air conditioning or temperature settings.

If your air conditioning takes too long to reach the temperature you want, or if it will not reach it at all, choose a Recharge.

BMW Air Conditioning Refresh.

  • Clean and disinfect the evaporator
  • Clean and disinfect entire air duct system
  • Treat air vents and BMW interior

BMW Air Conditioning Recharge.

  • Drain all refrigerant
  • Check system for leaks
  • Recharge refrigerant and lubricant
  • Check system operating pressures

Call, click or visit us today at Ridgeway BMW in Bournemouth, Hampshire or Salisbury for more information and to find out about our latest service offers.

Ridgeway Bournemouth BMW 01202 983748

Ridgeway Hampshire BMW 01256 441792

Ridgeway Salisbury BMW 01722 622106