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541-752-3316 | 305 NW 2nd St, Corvallis, 97330

Recharge The AC Freon In Your Car Or Truck

Your truck or car's AC system is almost completely airtight, but your freon refrigerant is always slowly leaking out. Eventually, a car will lose enough freon so that its air conditioning system will no longer cool effectively. At D & B Bear Service at 305 NW 2nd St we are ready to recharge your AC to help you keep your car or truck's cabin temperature cool.

"Help My AC Only Blows Warm Air!"

New advancements in R134a freon systems means that freon in newer cars doesn't leak out as much as old R12 freon systems. The average new model economy car only leaks about 0.41 ounces of refrigerant per year. Come to D & B Bear Service in Corvallis when it's time to recharge your AC freon.

D & B Bear Service's Fast 3 Step Process:
  • Vacuum out all the old refrigerant before refilling it.
  • Add new R134a refrigerant.
  • Pressurize your car's AC system and test for mico-leaks.
"Does D & B Bear Service Have R12 Freon For My Classic Car?"

Unfortunately R12 freon is no longer available. If your car or truck was made before 1994 you must convert your entire AC system to the new R134a standard. This involves replacing dozens of seals and several AC auto parts. R134a is a more highly pressurized and much more efficient refrigerant pound for pound than R12. Most classic car AC compressors and condensers cannot withstand the intense pressure required and choose to add about 25% less freon to accommodate older systems. This means your AC may not cool as well as it used to. Converting your R12 system to R134a is a big job so stop by D & B Bear Service today and talk with our mechanics about getting the job done right. Visit us today at 305 NW 2nd St.

"Is Used Freon Ok?"

Many auto repair shops resell used AC refrigerant. The old freon is cleaned using a specialized recovery machine that removes contaminants. Used freon provided by D & B Bear Service works just as well as new freon after it's cleaned. Accepting used freon is a great way to help minimize the impact freon has on the environment.

Freon gas becomes a liquid when pressurized inside your car's A/C system but returns to its gaseous state as it leaks out. Many drivers in Corvallis are completely unaware that they are losing freon until the day when they turn on the car's AC and find only warm air blows out. Call 541-752-3316 and ask any of our auto repair specialists about recharging your car's AC. Stop by our store at 305 NW 2nd St and we will show you the best AC recharging options for your car.

More AC Repair Services:

AC Repair

AC Compressor Repair

Car and Truck AC Condenser Repair


What Our Customers Are Saying

My 4runner had a differential break, and had to be completely rebuilt. The shop took really good care of me by fixing it with a quick turn around as well as let me take it in early. Super amazing people that really care about it's customers, and very professional. I recommend this place over any place in Corvallis, or near these guys are the really deal. All questions I had about the work had to complete they answered.

, 08/31/2022

I had a severely bent tie rod on my new Honda CRV. D & B Bear Auto replaced both the inner and outer RF rods and aligned all tires on the vehicle, correcting a poor alignment in the rear. The poor alignment in the rear had caused the rear tires to wear excessively in two places. I had to replace those tires as well. They did a timely, excellent job. My vehicle only has 5k miles on it due to COVID and little driving since it was purchased. It runs and handles better than it did when I drove it off the lot after purchasing it. Thank you so much...I will be back!

, 05/11/2022

This is the second time I have used this service, the first time was for a complete brake line replacement due to rusted lines. The second time was due to an oil leak. Both times Jack and his team were knowledgeable and professional! The vehicle was completed on time with no return visits. I'm in Albany visiting, I live 3,500 miles away in Florida. Jack could have taken me for a ride being stranded this far away from home he did not, he was honest, kept me informed and his prices were very reasonable. My only complaint is D & B Bear Service is not located in Cape Coral Florida. If I lived here he would get all my work and all my friends work! Thank you Jack!

, 02/17/2022

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Our daughter is a student at OSU and her car broke down and we live 5 hours away, but they were very helpful when they called my daughter and worked closely with her in getting her car diagnosed (they spent all day diagnosing the issue and discovered it was a bad transmission). They treated my daughter with full respect and friendliness and we really appreciated how they treated my daughter during the stressful time. D & B Bear Service came highly recommended by the OSU Parent Group and we most definitely have become their customer for future car repairs while our daughter is a student at OSU.

, 01/25/2021

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I worked for and was service manager at D & B BEAR for 31 years and have recently changed careers. Owner Denny Rice is a one-of-a-kind suspension specialist & provides a great family-driven full-service shop that you can count on. Thank you for the time spent with you all.

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My parents have owned D & B Bear service for nearly 40 years. They pride themselves on being honest and always putting the customer first. They also have always offered friendly service. My father started working at his family's business when he was 12 years. His experience is something that you don't find that often. If you are looking for great, friendly, honest service, give Jack a call today.

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  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
  • Jasper Engines & Transmissions
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  • IATN (International Automotive Technicians' Network)
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  • Call Us For Service: 541-752-3316