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Regular AC Maintenance Helps Prevent Compressor Failure

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

Are Your Customers’ A/C Systems Facing ‘Black Death?'(VIDEO)

If compressor oil is contaminated with iron particles, moisture is in the system. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Never Flush A Parallel-Flow A/C Condenser (VIDEO)

Today’s condensers are efficient and vulnerable for the same reason. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Check the Label Before Replacing A/C Refrigerant

Never attempt to service a car’s air conditioning system without first checking the SAE J639 sticker.

Robinair Announces New A/C System Capacity Database Updates

The databases 34411-H, 34412-C and 34413-A were developed to provide the most up-to-date information available.

ASE: Refrigerant Sales Restriction Compounds The Need For Section 609 Credentials

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the EPA will require Section 609 credentials to purchase non-ozone-depleting refrigerants such as R-134a and R-1234yf.

MACS Reminds The Aftermarket To Be Aware 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 becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2018, concerning the requirement of technicians to be Section 609 certified.

Yellow Jacket Offers Refrigerant Management System For R-134a And R-1234yf

The easy-to-use, portable, full color interface walks you quickly through each step for easy operation and fast service.

Four Seasons Announces ‘The Future Is Now’ Promotion

Shop owners can “jump start” their shops into a “greener” era with a Vehicle Comfort Center Shop Kit.

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.

Underhood Update On R-1234yf Refrigerant

If you haven’t had a lot of experience dealing with R-1234yf in your shop yet, get ready. You’re going to steadily be seeing a lot more of this refrigerant in the coming years. Underhood Service talked with ASE Executive Director of Special Projects Dave Cappert about R-1234yf updates and best practices techs need to know to be able to service these vehicles before one catches you off guard.

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Refrigerant Revolution: What R-1234yf Means for Service, Equipment, Safety

The new R-1234yf refrigerant is more than just a new jumble of numbers and letters on a label. For your shop, R-1234yf means several new procedures, a certification and new equipment in order to properly handle these new systems. Why the difference in handling and servicing R-1234yf systems versus R-134a? The reason is flammability. Don’t

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