What Is A Heater Core? A heater core is essentially a mini radiator used to heat the cabin of the vehicle, and is typically located just behind the dashboard. See our diagram for a better look at what a heater core does and how it's connected to the rest of the heating and cooling system. [...]
The Chemours Company offers different mobile refrigerant options for your vehicles. Most newer vehicles (manufactured after 2016) require the Opteon™ YF (R-1234yf), but you can still get the Freon™ 134a (R-134a) for older model vehicles. Whether it's a sedan or a heavy-duty truck, these great refrigerants will keep you cool. C-11650 Chemours Mobile Product Offering [...]
Summer is back, and there’s nothing worse than sitting in a hot car. From the initial blast of heat when you turn on the fan, to sticking to the seat when you’re trying to get out; I give the experience an all around 0/10. I’ll stop there to spare you from unpleasant details. Luckily, we aren't [...]
Do I Really Need A New Cabin Air Filter? Chances are, a mechanic has advised you to get a new cabin air filter. You only came in for an oil change, so you met this news with some suspicion. That’s ok for two reasons: You can check the cabin air filter yourself. You can install [...]
Save 15-40% when you shop at Arch Auto Parts for your heating and cooling system. Belts and hoses from Continental/Continental Elite, URO Parts, and Rein Automotive Heater cores from Pro Source, Behr, and Hella Blower motors from 4 Seasons, URO Parts, and TYC Thermostats from TechSmart, Stant, Behr, and Hella Radiators from DENSO, OSC Automotive, Behr, [...]
Test your knowledge - and learn something new - about Heating & Air Conditioning with this Review Quiz for ASE-certified mechanics, as featured in Counterman magazine. An Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification lets repair shop customers know they are working with an expert in automotive service and repair. Counterman magazine recently featured review quizzes with a [...]
Need an exact-fit heater hose? But contacting the OEM means added expense and time to get the job done. No worries. Continental Elite has you covered with 5 types of heater hoses, clamps, connectors and molded hose solutions, so you can build the exact-fit heater hose replacement needed. Get the OE-quality parts you need to [...]
When precision is the goal, performance and execution are a must. These 100% new, not manufactured, Mass Air Flow Sensors are designed with thicker walls, upgraded components, and a custom-designed platinum RTD sensor. These sensors provide highly accurate readings and precise airflow output under all operating conditions.