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    I need some suggestions, please check the next post. Thanks!
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    Salam to everyone, hope you're in the best of health.

    Car : Suzuki Swift, '13 Model, purchased in September, driven : 26,800 km, Alhamdulillah.

    So, I have been experiencing low AC Cooling in my car, since Summer heat kicked in. Today, I got Half AC Service done from Suzuki Lyallpur, Canal Road, Faisalabad for 3500-/ Rupees.
    What it involved: Blower fan removal + cleaning, Condenser removal + cleaning, Radiator wash, AC Refrigerant Refill.
    Despite all of the above, AC Cooling is still as it used to be, i.e before the AC Service.

    Now- While they were disassembling my Condenser, one of the AC Mechanics pointed out that his Condenser is not a Genuine OEM product, rather a Chinese copy or Thai version. When I heard that, I started to think and think, how??!

    Then I remembered, Oh lord, I got it replaced from Auto Club months ago...

    Let's go back 7 months;

    It was December and I had a minor car accident, where I was sandwiched, in Islamabad.
    Car was towed to Suzuki Islamabad Motors, I-10 ( 500 M away from Auto Club ).
    EFU Insurance Surveyor arrived, when they wanted to make a deal with Suzuki ISB, they both started arguing- Over Labour. EFU Surveyor told me to get car towed to Auto Club- They do a decent job as well. I agreed.

    Now- Car was at Auto Club for approx. 16 days, where front and rear bumper was replaced, a bit of pulling was done, trunk and bonnet re-painted, new radiator and condenser installed.

    Let's resume to today again;
    After hearing the news about the Radiator and Condenser, I quickly phoned the person who dealt with me at Auto Club, Abid Bhai and told him the news. He told me that don't get work done from 3S- They loot you and overcharge you and they are probably lying, they want you to buy a new Radiator and Condenser bla bla.

    After the work was done, I let the AC Mechanic speak with him and they started arguing over the issue- Who's right and who's wrong.

    I am utterly confused!
    I inquired about the price of a new Radiator from Suzuki 3S- It costs 38,000-/ Rupees and a new Condenser costs 28,000-/ rupees.

    The total bill from Auto Club came out to be;
    Cost & Parts : 43,680-/
    19 % GST : 8299-/
    5 % Depreciation : 2600-/.

    Remember, New front and rear bumper + paint, denting and painting work done on bonnet and trunk, new ' genuine ' radiator, new ' genuine ' condenser, AC Gas, green color ' Coolant ' which turned to water last month- How can that be possible, in 43,680-/?

    I spoke to the EFU Insurance Surveyor in FSD, who has handled 2 claims of mine, smoothly- According to him, EFU only uses Genuine parts when getting work done from Insurance.
    I have an appointment with Faisalabad Surveyor tomorrow- He will come down and have a look.
    Could the Surveyor in Islamabad have a hand in this?

    Please, give me some suggestions. AC Cooling is awesome at night, I started to freeze, but in the day- I have to keep it on speed 3/4 to get comfortable. @devil33 has checked my AC.

    JazakAllah,
    Faiz- Frustrated and Angry!
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    Getting it washed.

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    Air blower- The condition is good.

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    Idk what that is-

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    Another view of the back.

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    Radiator.

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    Radiator.

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    The AC Mechanic wanted to see how the filter looks like, in the condenser.

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    The OEM Condenser is of the brand- Showa Denko.
    This one, not sure.


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    This Condenser filter had Silica Gel in it, while the OEM one has a cardboard filter- According to the AC Mechanic. @Syncview

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    Quote Originally Posted by faiz.aslam.121 View Post
    This Condenser filter had Silica Gel in it, while the OEM one has a cardboard filter- According to the AC Mechanic. @Syncview

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    lol those filters have silica gel to remove the moisture, without that they are useless... did they replace it with a new one? or just put it back in?
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    Quote Originally Posted by syncview View Post
    lol those filters have silica gel to remove the moisture, without that they are useless... did they replace it with a new one? or just put it back in?
    The Ac Mechanic saying that this Condenser is not OEM / Genuine, rather a Chinese or Thai copy. Please read the whole thread, from start to bottom Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by faiz.aslam.121 View Post
    The Ac Mechanic saying that this Condenser is not OEM / Genuine, rather a Chinese or Thai copy. Please read the whole thread, from start to bottom Thanks!

    I don't know if it is the original condenser or not, even if its a chinese or 'thai' part, it will work good if the system is worked on properly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by syncview View Post
    I don't know if it is the original condenser or not, even if its a chinese or 'thai' part, it will work good if the system is worked on properly.
    They spent 3 and a half hour working on this, still, the AC Cooling is same as before. Freezes me at night, doesn't do crap in daytime.
    The Garage I got car repaired from are blaming 3S and vice versa.
    Turbo lag is like foreplay. You know it's coming. And it's gonna be good.

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