Recharging your car's air conditioner - DIY auto-refrigerants

Recharging your car's air conditioner

Redesigned canister prevents release of powerful air pollutant

Do-it-yourself auto mechanics will find A/C recharging canisters now sold with a $10 deposit for return of the can. The deposit and changes in canister design are the results of a new state Air Resource Board rule designed to reduce global warming gases. The brief ARB video explains the new can and deposit program.

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News release, August 15, 2011
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