A/C Leak Detection and Other Tips: The Trainer Video Series

A/C Leak Detection and Other Tips: The Trainer Video Series

Motor Age — Today’s mobile air conditioning systems are doing more with a lot less. Refrigerant capacities are getting smaller and smaller, with some models holding as little as 11 ounces! Leaks that would allow a system to last the whole year before experiencing a problem now result in a hot, sweaty…and unhappy…customer returning to your shop before the dog days of summer are over.

Finding these small leaks is a matter of using the right tools and the right methods. This month, technical editor Pete Meier shares tips on how best to prepare for servicing today’s systems, and finding those annoying leaks.

Motor Age also holds a series of web casts on various topics of interest to automotive technicians. Go to the Motor Age web site for more information and to sign up for these webcasts.

Source: Motor Age

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Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor is the SureTrack Community Administrator and a Senior Applications Specialist at Mitchell 1 with over 25 years of experience with electronic repair data systems. Nick previously worked in the automotive dismantling and engine rebuilding industries.