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A/C Service Best Practices: Motor Age Webcast

[pre_ad postid=”7876″]On May 26, 2011 Motor Age hosted the second of four live, interactive training webcasts scheduled for 2011. Sponsored by Delphi and Motor Age, several topics were covered including a brief discussion of HFO1234yf, proper sealant and refrigerant identification methods, proper oil charging and compressor care, and lots more.

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Automotive

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.

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Career

MAHLE Service Solutions Donates A/C Machine Following MACS Training Event

In a random drawing at the conclusion of the clinic, the ACX1180C was donated to Bob Stockero, an automotive technology instructor at Santa Barbara City College.

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Automotive Featured

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.

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Automotive

VIDEO: Diagnosing The A/C Compressor Clutch

Andrew Markel discusses the clutch on the A/C compressor, and the signs to look for in your diagnostic to confirm its operation.

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Automotive

VIDEO: A/C Condensers: Don’t Wait Until Spring To Repair

Andrew Markel discusses how you should let your customers know they should not wait until the weather turns to get the A/C condenser repaired on their vehicle.

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Automotive

Service Opportunities With Stop/Start-Equipped Vehicles

A vehicle that is equipped with a stop/start system may soon be coming to your bays or might already be there on some European and Asian vehicles. These systems can improve fuel economy by 3-5 percent, depending on the driving habits of the customer. For your shop, it is essential to understand what is different on these vehicles, and how those differences might change your diagnostic approach.

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Eric TheCarGuy, The Humble Mechanic To Support MAHLE Service Solutions Products

MAHLE Service Solutions has announced it will be working with auto repair experts Eric “TheCarGuy” Cook and Charles Sanville, better known as “The Humble Mechanic,” to serve as new brand ambassadors for the division.

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Automotive

A/C Oil Update

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.

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Automotive

VIDEO: R1234yf A/C Update

Andrew Markel answers questions about the new refrigerant, R1234yf.