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derFix November 2017

derFix November 2017

In this issue: Audi Electro-Mechanical Parking Brake System; Audi Maintenance Tips; Porsche Coil Considerations; Porsche Engine Rebuild; VW Coding Mysteries; VW Wire Harness; VW A/C Lubricant & Refrigerant

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VW A/C Lubricant and Refrigerant Pairing: It’s More Than Just Viscosity

VW A/C Lubricant and Refrigerant Pairing: It’s More Than Just Viscosity

Specific compressors are interchangeable in many 2011-2015 Volkswagen R134a systems. Here’s why you’ll need to flush the oil in the system whenever you switch compressor brands.

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A/C System Lubricant

A/C System Lubricant

Don’t Play the Universal Game Moisture can permeate through old-style A/C service hoses and enter the A/C system. New A/C Reduced Barrier Hose technology significantly reduces the rate and amount of moisture entering the system through hoses. Lubricant issues are the number one cause of air conditioning compressor problems. Not enough, not the correct type, […]

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Keep ‘em Comfy

Keep ‘em Comfy

Do you have a solid understanding of how these systems work?  If not, your diagnosis and repair efforts will suffer.  The VW Type 1 first arrived in the U.S. in 1949 — 65 years ago! Air-cooled Beetles gave you heat off the exhaust manifolds almost instantly, just not much of it. A/C? In those days, […]

January 2015 | Reply Read More
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