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A primer on air conditioning service: what to know about changes in refrigerant and tooling

April 3, 2015
A look at the differences and similarities between R-1234yf refrigerants, and the tools and equipment necessary to service vehicles with this refrigerant.

While a seasonal opportunity for most shops, the HVAC system has become an integral part of any vehicle on the road today.

Like most vehicles on the road, technology is forever changing.

This article covers updates in regulations with refrigerants, specifically changes to industry usage of R-1234yf refrigerant.

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