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Product Climate Control

AC product line
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Visteon Corporation has introduced 13 new part numbers to its air conditioning product line, including remanufactured compressors, clutch compressors, fan clutches, fan assemblies, hose assemblies and water outlets. Visteon offers an extensive line of air conditioning components, including new and

Product Climate ControlShop Software & Computers

AC recovery machine updates
May 29, 2019 by Renee Montague

Robinair has released three new air conditioning refrigerant capacity database cards that help ensure vehicle systems are charged with the correct amount of oil and refrigerant, per OEM specification. The databases – 34411-J, 34412-D and 34413-B – are compatible with

Product Climate Control

AC recovery machines
February 10, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Robinair has announced the introduction of two new connected AC recovery machines – 34998 and AC1234-9. The fully automatic recovery machines provide technicians with new and improved AC service capabilities and superior accuracy when diagnosing or recharging standard or hybrid

Product Climate Control

AC Reference Guide
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Visteon has announced the availability of its 2007 AC System Kit Quick Reference Guide, which enables parts counter professionals and technicians to identify additional components needed for most automotive air conditioning repairs. Available at no charge through Visteon distributors, the


AC service machines
March 18, 2014 by CARS Magazine

Matco Tools has introduced new, exclusively designed AC788 and AC789H R/R/R machines. Certified for compliance with SAE J2788 for the recovering, recycling and recharging of 134a, these machines provide all of the features and benefits designed with the modern automotive repair shop in mind.

Product Tools & Equipment

AC service unit
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

The new RHS730 recover, recycle and recharge unit from RTI Technologies offers simple, reliable operation. It automatic recovers, recycles, pulls vacuum, and recharges AC systems using its patented single-pass system for maximum throughput. It also features a large fan-cooled condenser


AC/cooling parts
October 2, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Behr Hella Service expands heavy-duty AC and engine cooling replacement parts.

Product Belts & Hose

Accessory belt display
August 27, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Gates Canada is proud to announce a new Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS) display, designed to help professional technicians and service writers educate consumers on belt and tensioner replacement.


Accessory belts
July 7, 2014 by CARS Magazine

Gates says its new belts match the latest OE materials and construction, which include matching aramid cord on certain applications to meet or exceed OE standards.

Product Paint & Bodyshop

Accessory paint
June 14, 2012 by CARS Magazine

PlastiKote says its new Wrinkle Paint for accessories, parts, and tools was designed for a perfect finish, and long-lasting protection.

Product Oil & Filters

ACDelco Advantage filters
September 18, 2017 by Adam Malik

ACDelco’s new Advantage filter line supports all makes for maintenance repairs. In addition to work with popular General Motors applications, it is also designed to work with non-General Motors uses, supporting the specifications of various OE makes and models. The

Product Visibility

March 30, 2010 by CARS Magazine

GRAND BLANC, Mich. – ACDelco has launched a full line of replacement power window regulators to its product lineup, allowing distributors and service providers to provide an even wider range of OE-quality door system components for the most popular makes

Product Brakes, Steering & Suspension

ACDelco launches Advantage coated rotors line
October 28, 2015 by CARS Magazine

ACDelco has launched a new Advantage coated rotor line to enhance its existing brake part family. The new product line has a Cool Shield protective coating that works to prevent corrosion as a result of inclement weather and various other

Product Brakes, Steering & Suspension

ACDelco new caliper line
June 22, 2018 by Adam Malik

ACDelco has brought in a new brake caliper line for the aftermarket. It features no core charge and provides a replacement option for many vehicles on the road today. Some of the product’s main features include zinc plated coating on

Product AccessoriesEngine Management

Active grill Shutters
July 25, 2019 by Renee Montague

Spectra Premium active grille shutters (AGS) part numbers. Located between the front grille and the condenser, the AGS are plastic shutters that open or close to control the inbound airflow, improving fuel economy by helping the engine to warm up

Product Brakes, Steering & Suspension

Acura brake pads
October 27, 2020 by Allan Janssen

NRS Brakes now offers brake pads specifically designed for the 2020 Acura RLX, including the popular hybrid model. Designed specifically for regenerative braking applications, the new pads are engineered to account for reduced moisture dissipation and increased corrosion risk typical