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Compressor Oil for R1234yf

Working on R-1234yf systems is not that different from the R-134a variety.

Air Conditioning Components

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

Losing Your Cool: When Compressors Go Bad

A bad A/C compressor and a bad
explanation steered me to an
aftermarket solution.

A/C Compressor Oils: Types, Uses And Differences

A/C compressor oil types can vary due to the compressor manufacturer, refridgerant and OEM requirements. See which oils to use for modern A/C systems.

GM: Eliminating Air Conditioning Odor

Models: 2014 and prior GM passenger cars and trucks Some customers may comment about musty odors emitted from the HVAC system at startup in hot, humid conditions. Cause This condition may be caused by condensate buildup on the evaporator core, which doesn’t evaporate by itself in high humidity conditions. The odor may be the result

GM Air Conditioning odor
A/C Oil Service: Avoid Compressor Failure With Proper Maintenance

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. Refrigerant Since the mid-‘90s, all vehicles have been using R-134a refrigerant, but soon, vehicles will arrive at your shop equipped with R-1234yf refrigerant. This is the

AC Oil Compressor failure