R-1234yf is a newer refrigerant that is being used in newer model vehicles. This refrigerant began to enter the North American market in 2014 when both Fiat Chrysler and General Motors vehicles started manufacturing their air condition systems for it. Now in 2018, about 50% of new vehicles are being manufactured with air conditions systems that use the R-1234yf. This is because the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has marked R-134a as unacceptable through their 2015 rulemaking on the SNAP program. Therefore, making the use of R-134a illegal. Beginning with the model year 2021 newly manufactured vehicles must be made to use R-1234yf.
Eurasian Auto Repair continues to provide state of the art equipment to meet the needs of newer cars and trucks. We recently acquired a brand new auto air condition machine specifically designed for vehicles with R-1234yf. We are now able to service and repair newer model cars that may be facing AC problems in this hot Texas heat.
Car manufacturers that are using the new R-1234yf in their air conditions include but are not limited to:
If you have questions about your car’s AC system or need service for your car’s air conditioning system, give us a call at (210) 490-6552!