AC failed, so I took the SUV to a place close to my home so all I had to do was walk home.
The place, Tires Plus, checked it out completely and told me I needed new AC plumbing to the tune of $584 for parts and $220 labor.
As I really didn't have that kind of money, I went online and found the same parts for $178. Took the car to a local mechanic and had them install the parts for $200. Upon further inspection it was found that the reason the system failed was that the blowout valve had done just that. To replace the valve was $11.
Sooooooo, Tires Plus could have just replace the blowout valve, I could have gotten away for $11 plus labor, about 1/2 hours worth.
This same place tried to talk me into buying a set of 4 tires last winter when I had a blow out.
Avoid this place.