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VW Automatic Temperature Control

ATC systems require a complex array of sensors that look at the temperature, humidity and air quality inside the vehicle.

NAPA To Carry Honeywell’s Solstice Yf Automotive Refrigerant

This is the first time Solstice yf (R-1234yf) refrigerant with UV dye will be available in the aftermarket.

HVAC Trouble
How To Use Foam Cleaners To Flush Evaporator And Heater Cores

KOOL-IT can be used in cars, trucks, vans, RVs or any other HVAC system that is enclosed and prone to odor.

Keeping Your Cool With R-1234yf

It’s a matter of when – not if – the auto industry will fully transition to this climate-friendly refrigerant.

VIDEO: Automatic Temperature Control

Vehicles employ numerous components to keep drivers comfortable.

Automatic Temp Control
Losing Your Cool: When Compressors Go Bad

A bad A/C compressor and a bad
explanation steered me to an
aftermarket solution.

HVAC Trouble
What’s The Deal With R1234yf?

It’s not a question of if, but when, a shop or parts store will have to deal with this refrigerant.

R1234yf refrigerant
VIDEO: Don’t Let Oil Sabotage The A/C System

When a compressor fails, the oil can tell you a lot about what happened.

Oil and AC System
5 Minutes With Vintage Air’s Allison Chisenhall-Harding

When she’s not optimizing production at Vintage Air, you can find her cruising in her ’57 Chevy Corvette.

VIDEO: Don’t Forget To Replace the A/C Condenser

A parallel-flow condenser cannot be flushed – only replaced.

Condenser Replacement
VIDEO: Where’s My Heat?

When the cabin heating system isn’t working properly, there are several potential failure points to consider.

B’laster Acquires AC Avalanche Division From TSI Products

With the transaction, B’laster nearly doubles its revenue, according to the company.