Always check the refrigerant label to learn what should be in the system.
This is the time of year when the automotive HVAC system is working extra duty, attempting to maintain comfortable cabin temperatures across a wide range of outside temperatures.
In the years ahead, a new refrigerant called HFO-1234yf will gradually replace R-134a in new vehicles. Up until the early 1990s, R-12 refrigerant (Freon) was used in virtually all automotive A/C systems. It was an efficient refrigerant and relatively cheap. But the chlorine in R-12 was found to have a damaging effect on the
Tracer Products Creates Tamper-Evident Sleeves To Prevent Refrigerant Cross-Contamination In Automotive A/C Systems
Using the sleeves is a win-win situation for both the vehicle owner and the service technician, according to Tracerline. Tracer Products has introduced Tracerline TP-30 Tamper-Evident Sleeves, specially designed to prevent refrigerant cross-contamination in automotive A/C systems and recovery equipment. Using the sleeves is a win-win situation for both the vehicle owner and the service technician,