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Global Parts Distributors to exhibit

October 18, 2022

All GPD products are designed to meet/exceed OE fit, form, and function. Product lines include compressor, condensers, cooling fans, electrical components and engine management sensors, evaporators, expansion valves, fittings, heater cores, hose assemblies, radiators, tools, chemicals, service items, and ‘Do It Right the First Time Kits’: Compressor Kits, Kits Plus, System Service Kits, Blower Motor Kits, as well as application specific O-Ring Rapid Seal Kits (included w/ Compressors Kits, Kits Plus, and System Service Kits) and Cap and Valve kits.
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The ambient temperature differences

October 11, 2022

That hose is easy to get to, so I whipped it off of there and had the new one on probably in less than 3 minutes.  The owner was standing there watching and thought I was finished when I tightened up the second connection. He said he was going to go up and pay and would be back to get the car and hit the road.
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Tools and Diagnostic Equipment for Mobile A/C Service

April 29, 2022

Remember it is up to the individual service company or technician to ensure they are following the requirements established in the location where they are working.
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Vacuum pump maintenance

April 26, 2022

As mentioned in last week's blog post, vacuum pumps require regular maintenance and frequent oil changes and  We wanted to provide information on the intervals, so we polled several vacuum suppliers.
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Your A/C season supply list

April 20, 2022

Unfortunately, something that is often absent from these A/C shopping lists is vacuum pump oil, and multiple containers of it should be included.
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Air contamination in an A/C system can ruin your day

February 2, 2022

I had a memorable encounter with air contamination in the mid 1990s.  I was conducting a lot of retrofit clinics at the time and had recently acquired a demo refrigerant identifier which I took to those clinics. At one clinic, there was a technician who was extremely interested in the refrigerant identifier.  
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Low refrigerant charge and the search for real data

June 22, 2021

I had read about how low refrigerant charges could increase compressor operating temperatures and decrease the amount of oil flowing to compressors, but I had never been able to find results from any tests. After discussing this with MACS, we decided to do some testing to get some real data.
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Temperature Matters

May 11, 2021

In addition to having good contact with connectors and getting accurate readings, there are some other important things to remember when doing temperature testing.
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