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TOPIC : air conditioning

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Kia Soul A/C has belt squeal

2010 Kia Soul vehicles equipped with the 2.0L engine built between Job 1 and 3-3-2009 may have an under-torqued A/C idler pulley nut that may be related to belt squeal.

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Not so cool Benz

This bulletin refers to insufficient or no cooling output on Mercedes Benz vehicles, where a permanently or occasionally defective refrigerant line is present.

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Hybrid vehicle air conditioning service

There are over 1.5 million Toyota hybrid vehicles in North America (and well over 2 million hybrids total, including Toyota and other brands). Even though these numbers represent perhaps less than 1% of the total North America vehicle population, it’s evident that hybrids are here to stay, and their population will increase. Based on this, it’s time to become familiar with A/C systems in hybrids

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Less than max Nissan A/C

This TSB from Nissan refers to the A/C system not cooling the cabin to factory specification in 2007-2012 Altima and 2009-2012 Maxima vehicles.

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Hyundai A/C coil update

For the models in the applicable list below, this TSB provides an additional A/C compressor field coil specification that may not be available in the shop manual.

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Don’t fry the compressor!

This bulletin provides information regarding the recommendation of air conditioning refrigerant recovery and recharge (RRR) machines for 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid vehicles.

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DENSO A/C system heats/cools driver’s area only

DENSO Corp. says it has developed the world’s first automotive air conditioning (A/C) system that is capable of heating/cooling the driver’s area only.

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A/C service advancements

The advent of computer controls, and especially with the 2000 introduction of CAN (controller area network), has changed much of the way we service automobiles. The heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC) system is no exception.

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Tracer offers hybrid A/C dye kit

Tracer Products has introduced the Tracerline TP-3812 Hybrid Vehicle A/C Dye Injection Kit, featuring an OEM-approved fluorescent dye specially formulated for use in all hybrid vehicles.

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Bosch unit aids hybrid A/C service

Bosch’s hybrid-ready ACS 620H Digital A/C Refrigerant Handling System is user-friendly and independently certified to the new J2788 High Voltage Addendum standard. This allows the shop to service hybrid vehicle A/C systems utilizing high-voltage electric drive compressors.

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