A/C Archives - Import Car
Subaru HVAC Diagnostics

On some more modern Subaru vehicles, you might be better off grabbing your scan tool.

Toyota Tech Tip: Odors In The A/C System

Toyota vehicles may exhibit odors naturally occurring from the HVAC system and/or related environmental factors.

BMW Variable-Capacity A/C Compressors

Understanding the basics is important. The compressor is responsible for the pressure in the A/C system.

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

Today’s condensers are efficient & vulnerable for the same reason. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

VIDEO: Using A Community To Confirm A Diagnosis

Diagnostic community help can be a great tool in your shop. This video is sponsored by Mitchell 1.

BendPak’s Portable Evaporative Air Cooler Keeps Shops Cool

The Cool Boss pulls in hot air through the back and cools it instantly using an evaporative media that reduces the air temperature by as much as 26°.

Prepare For R1234yf NOW

This “staggered” transition to R1234yf creates a problem for shops servicing these vehicles.

VIDEO: Don’t Forget The Belt When Replacing An A/C Compressor

Inspect the old belt for groove depth and overall condition. This video is sponsored by Litens.

Robinair Releases A/C Refrigerant Capacity Database Cards

The new database cards cover make and model years from 1997-2019 for R-134a systems and 2013-2019 for R-1234yf systems.

Ranger Introduces CoolCharge A/C Recharging Machine

The AC-134 CoolCharge A/C recharging machine services most cars, trucks, SUVs and buses.

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.

Mazda Tech Tip: Air Conditioning Musty / Mildew Odor

A musty odor may come from the vents when the A/C system is operating. It is most noticeable when the A/C is first turned on.