FJC Power Division

FJC Power Division

Did you know FJC is more than just Air Conditioning products?  The FJC Power Division is an industry-leading manufacturer and distributor of power electronic products and systems for mobile markets including battery testers, chargers and maintainers, power inverters, booster cables, and the appropriate tools for working with them. The FJC Power Division was instituted to fill the need for high-quality battery and radiator accessories.  With a passion for quality and performance, FJC offers cutting-edge products

Coolant? Refrigerant? What’s the Difference?

Coolant?  Refrigerant?  What’s the Difference?

When you’re in the A/C business (like we are) the distinction between coolants (antifreeze) and refrigerants is abundantly clear.  However, so many people ask us to distinguish between them that we’ve decided to set the record straight once and for all. While both systems utilize aspects of heat transfer, and both are involved in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system (HVAC) of a vehicle, the differences between coolant and refrigerant are significant. Let’s take a look:

Understanding the Differences Between A/C Compressor Oils

Understanding the Differences Between A/C Compressor Oils

Choosing the correct lubricant for your Air Conditioning system can be confusing. The move to  more eco-friendly refrigerants and more stringent vehicle engineering standards has led to a number of regulations to manufacturer requirements for A/C compressor oils over the past two decades.  For that reason, we always recommend that you contact the manufacturer to ensure that the correct lubricant is used to avoid damaging the system. MINERAL OIL Up until the early 1990s, mineral

10 Easy Ways to make your Car Smell Fresher

10 Easy Ways to make your Car Smell Fresher

There are some car odors which are indicative of a mechanical issue that needs your attention.  For example, a burned rubber smell may indicate that your brakes or clutch need attention,  a burning oil smell may indicate an oil leak, and a strong, sulfur smell may indicate a problem with the catalytic converter. But if your car simply smells musty, “lived in”, or a bit like your son’s long forgotten soccer cleats no one’s seen