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Are Your Customers’ A/C Systems Facing ‘Black Death?’ (VIDEO)

Iron particles in compressor oil means moisture is in the system. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

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

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

Help Customers Understand A/C Issues Even In Winter (VIDEO)

Drivers don’t know refrigerants – make sure you do. This video is presented by The Group Training Academy.

Check the Label Before Replacing A/C Refrigerant

Never attempt to service a car’s air conditioning system without first checking the SAE J639 sticker.

EPA Considering Eliminating Refrigerant Sales Restrictions

Specifically, the proposed rule suggests reversing a 2016 rule that instituted air conditioning appliance maintenance and leak repair requirements to non-ozone depleting substances.

ASE: Refrigerant Sales Restriction Compounds The Need For Section 609 Credentials

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the EPA will require Section 609 credentials to purchase non-ozone-depleting refrigerants such as R-134a and R-1234yf.

MACS Reminds The Aftermarket To Be Aware Of Changes To Section 609 Requirements In 2018

Technicians who service mobile A/C systems and distributors who sell refrigerant need to be aware of new regulations that becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2018, concerning the requirement of technicians to be Section 609 certified.

MAHLE Service Solutions Offers Premier SAE-Certified Unit For R-134a Heavy-Duty Vehicle A/C Service

MAHLE Service Solutions is currently offering a promotion that includes a free unit cover for customers who purchase an ACX1180C machine between Aug. 7 and Sept. 30.

Court Overturns R-134a Substitutes Rule

The ruling in the case Mexichem Flour Inc. vs. EPA stated that the EPA lacks authority under the Section 612 Significant New Alternatives Policy to require companies to move away from a substance already approved under the SNAP program as an ozone-depleting product.