Denso is offering workshops Love2Shop vouchers when they purchase a Denso air conditioning (A/C) compressor. The promotion will run throughout May, June and July. To redeem the £10 Love2Shop voucher, which can be used to purchase a host of products from outlets across the country, technicians need fill in an online form and upload the invoice at the company’s website.
Behr Hella Service, the exclusive UK distributor of Sanden electric compressors, has unveiled an aftermarket solution with original equipment (OE) pedigree to combat the challenges faced by technicians when tasked with air conditioning maintenance on hybrid and electric vehicles.
Bosch has been chosen by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) to help provide its technicians with the key training required to assess air conditioning repairs and refrigerant handling. Bosch will provide the required training to achieve IMIAL Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling to a number of the IMI’s External Quality Assurers (EQAs).
GSF Car Parts has just launched new deals on the Dunlop Air Con machines for R134a and new R1234YF refrigerants. The Dunlop DACP150 is a quality European-made automatic air con machine that’s available with a vehicle database and many other features for just over £1,500 + VAT delivered, but only whilst stocks last.
Angry Jester, The Parts Alliance’s exclusive automotive equipment brand, says the Kheos Plus R134a Air Conditioning Machine is the trading group’s lowest-ever priced air con package. The unit comes with a database of oil types and refrigerant charge weights for most UK vehicles. The price also includes onsite commissioning, training and an F-Gas licence for one operator.
GSF Car Parts has launched what its claims is its “best ever line-up” of air conditioning solutions. Available to review in full in the spring issue of ‘Garage Essentials’ in April, the new air-con units, which include labour-saving automation, leak detection, vehicle databases and on-board printers, appear alongside a comprehensive range of workshop equipment, available from members of The Parts Alliance.
With 95 per cent of new cars being sold with air conditioning as standard, Chemix Autocentres is reporting that the company has seen an almost 70 per cent increase in calls relating to air conditioning related problems.
Randstad Ltd has launched a new TerraCoolant Exchange Machine into the UK automotive aftermarket, which quickly flushes and refills a vehicle’s cooling system.
As coolant becomes contaminated, it deteriorates and its additive package depletes. Scale and rust can form in the cooling system, which dramatically decreases the system’s ability to draw heat away from the engine. Old coolant also loses its ability to prevent corrosion.