On some more modern Subaru vehicles, you might be better off grabbing your scan tool.
This “staggered” transition to R1234yf creates a problem for shops servicing these vehicles.
SAE-certified productivity guidelines require specific equipment performance, purity and safety guidelines.
Volkswagen HVAC systems have come a long way in the past 15 years. While the basics of heating and cooling may be the same, the controllers and sensors have improved dramatically. No longer does a driver have to worry about dealing with fogged-up windows or bad smells driving behind a semi-truck.
Andrew Markel tackles HVAC maintenance, and how advances in A/C systems are increasing efficiency, and decreasing the margin of error for technicians. Sponsored by Nissan.
Andrew Markel explains how having access to the right service information can help you easily find the resistive values of certain components. Sponsored by ProDemand from Mitchell1.
Andrew Markel discusses two tips to reduce smells coming out of the A/C system in Toyota vehicles, including using a charcoal-impregnated cabin air filter. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
If you receive customer reports of noises at the refrigerant compressor with the A/C either activated or deactivated, the cause could be a defective belt pulley or belt pulley bearing.
Particulates in the exhaust can even aggravate lung diseases such as asthma and bronchitis. The one thing that can stop these is a cabin air filter.