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Post: Winter Special: Getting Hot Air Faster

For most of us, it’s cold outside this time of year—especially when you get in your car first thing in the morning. Your car heater can’t get hot fast enough. You frantically turn the heat all the way up with the fan blowing on max, enduring the constant blasts of cold until it finally warms up (usually right as you pull up to your destination). There’s got to be a way to heat up your car…

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Post: 1234yf Approved for Consumer Use

On December 2, 2013, a new rule went into effect that allows HFO-1234yf (1234-yf) to be sold to consumers so they can recharge their own vehicles air conditioning systems. The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) and the Automotive Refrigerant Products Institute (ARPI) filed suit against the EPA claiming the studies used to make the original toxicity determination that would have banded consumers from purchasing 1234yf grossly overstated human exposure levels. After a review of the data…

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Post: AC PRO radio interview on The Car Doctor

Here is a recent radio interview we did relating to the benefits of AC PRO and how easy it is to recharge your vehicles air conditioning system. Thank you to the folks over at THE CAR SHOW for taking the time to talk to us! AC PRO RADIO INTERVIEW WITH THE CAR DOCTOR

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Post: AC Pro radio interview on The CAR Show

Here is a recent radio interview we did relating to the benefits of AC PRO and how easy it is to recharge your vehicles air conditioning system. Thank you to the folks over at THE CAR SHOW for taking the time to talk to us! AC PRO INTERVIEW ON THE CAR SHOW

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Post: The College Driver Reviews A/C Pro

Here is a great review by the folks over at the College Driver about A/C Pro, be sure to go check them out. A/C Pro is the newest and fastest way to “recharge” your air conditioning system. It’s a new product designed to recharge under-performing air conditioning systems in vehicles with R134a refrigerant, and is a do-it-yourself alternative to costly auto-repair shops, which typically charge around $200 to recharge an A/C system. With warm weather in…

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Post: A/C Pro Introduces New Professional Formula Refrigerant with MAX-SEAL

The world’s leading manufacturer of automotive aftermarket air conditioning products, today announced an advanced new version of the company’s popular A/C Pro refrigerant, A/C PRO with MAX-SEAL. A/C Pro with MAX-SEAL (ACP-105), not only restores lost R-134a refrigerant to vehicle A/C systems, but also contains advanced dual chemistry to help stop common A/C rubber leaks and protect against costly metal leaks. The new formula includes 25-percent more sealing additive, targeting the source of the refrigerant leaks…

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Post: A/C Pro Introduces New Professional Grade Automotive Air Conditioning Recharge Hose and Gauge

The world’s leading manufacturer of automotive aftermarket air conditioning products, introduced a new product today, ACP-400, a reusable long-length recharge hose and gauge that fits all standard R-134a refrigerant cans. The hose is two times longer than the hoses that come with most kits, allowing users to access low pressure ports that on some vehicles are hard to reach, with relative ease. In addition to the longer length, A/C Pro’s hose kit includes a 40-percent larger…

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Post: The Most Common Problem with A/C systems: The Fix

In yesterday’s post we talked about what a tres big bummer it is when your A/C goes on the fritz. We did a little self diagnosis and hopefully we were able to get you to step away from the ledge for a brief moment so that we could do a little evaluation of the facts on the ground. Now that we have evaluated the situation our decision tree is quite simple: 1. If the car’s A/C…

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Post: What is PAG and Ester oil? Do I need them to recharge my A/C?

We get this question often. The fact of the matter is unless you are changing out the compressor or another component in your A/C you probably will never have to worry with this. That being said let’s take a look at PAG and ESTER oils. PAG is actually an acronym for Polyalkylene Glycol, and it is a synthetic oil used in A/C systems to lubricate the compressor. Most all newer model cars use PAG as the…

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