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Mercedes-Benz AC Service

Here’s what you need to know about R-1234yf refrigerant in Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

A/C Service Equipment: We’ve Got It Good These Days

The world of A/C service has changed over the years. New tools and equipment make the job easier than ever.

Regular AC Maintenance Helps Prevent Compressor Failure

Not following the proper service procedures or compressor oil recommendations could be factors to early compressor failure.

Air Conditioning Components

When a compressor fails the question for most technicians is whether to flush the condenser or replace it.

A/C Service With The New R-1234yf Refrigerant

Why should shops consider purchasing a new machine to handle R-1234yf refrigerant?

VIDEO: A/C Compressor Installation Tips

It is critical to have the correct oil and amount. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: A/C Compressor Replacement On Belt Drive Restoration

If the belt is not serviced with the compressor, the belt and tensioner could fail. This video is sponsored by Litens.

VIDEO: Servicing R-1234YF A/C Systems

Always check the refrigerant label to learn what should be in the system. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.

A/C Oil Service: Achieving Balance

HVAC systems often fail because the air conditioning compressor fails. Not following the proper service procedures or compressor oil recommendations could be factors that contribute to premature compressor failure.

MACS Reminds Aftermarket Of Changes To Section 609 Requirements In 2018

Technicians who service mobile A/C systems and distributors who sell refrigerant need to be aware of new regulations that took effect on Jan. 1 concerning the requirement of technicians to be Section 609 certified.

Robinair And MACS To Provide Free Section 609 Test Prep Webinar And Online Test

After the 90-minute webinar, technicians can become Section 609 certified to work on vehicles using R-12, R-134a and R-1234yf refrigerant when they take and successfully pass the online test.