ASA Podcast (Episode 29): A/C compressor diagnosis tips 

Richard Hawkins, A/C Tech Team at 1-800 Radiator & A/C, knows mobile air conditioning systems.

That’s particularly true when it comes to diagnosing modern compressors.

LISTEN NOW: Episode 29 – ASA Podcast Series

Listen in to hear Richard share how compressor design applies to diagnostics, along with important tips for A/C technicians to help in diagnosing air conditioning issues, including:

  • The technical hotline resource available from 1-800-Radiator & A/C
  • The difference between piston and scroll compressors
  • How variable-displacement compressors differ from fixed-output types
  • Understanding pressure readings based on compressor design
  • Why working A/C compressors are often mis-diagnosed as failed
  • The different types of pressure and electronic compressor control systems and how they work
  • How often compressors are mis-diagnosed
  • How to identify compressor types for an accurate diagnosis

Tony Molla

Tony Molla, ASA’s vice president of industry relations, hosts Episode 29 of the ASA Podcast series.