Not following the proper service procedures or compressor oil recommendations could be factors to early compressor failure.
If compressor oil is contaminated with iron particles, moisture is in the system. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.
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Never attempt to service a car’s air conditioning system without first checking the SAE J639 sticker.
The databases 34411-H, 34412-C and 34413-A were developed to provide the most up-to-date information available.
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.
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.
The easy-to-use, portable, full color interface walks you quickly through each step for easy operation and fast service.
Shop owners can “jump start” their shops into a “greener” era with a Vehicle Comfort Center Shop Kit.
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.
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.
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