Does Refrigerant Expire or Run Out?

The next time you buy some refrigerant, be sure  to check the expiration date on the can or cylinder. What?  You can’t find one? That’s because refrigerant simply does not go bad or expire.   As long as the cylinder or

A Guide to A/C Compressors

Automotive air conditioning systems are self-contained  structures which cool the cabin of a vehicle by changing the phase of refrigerant from gas to liquid and back again by applying and releasing pressure on it.  The ability of refrigerant gas to

How to Tell When Your Vehicle Needs an A/C Recharge?

A/C systems operate by utilizing a compressor which pumps and circulates refrigerant and oil through the system, producing cold air through the phase of matter changes of refrigerant.  The refrigerant starts out as a gas in the low-pressure side, and