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AC AVALANCHE REFRIGERANT: AUTOMOTIVE AC RECHARGE

AC Avalanche is the aftermarket leader in innovative products that make DIY charging automotive air conditioning systems faster, easier, safer, and more accurate. AC Avalanche products are carefully engineered to be easy-to-use while giving an accurate coolant fill for your AC system. Patented Smart Technology will give you the confidence and peace of mind to get the job done right every time.

Smart Clip Technology

Recharge the safe and easy way with Smart Technology. AC Avalanche products feature SMART CLIPS™: color changing vent clips to ensure a correct refrigerant fill. When your are nearing the correct fill, the first clip will change to blue. When you have reached the correct fill, the second clip changes to green. No guesswork, and less risk of overcharging your cooling system.

0:03 – 0:07 – VO: Choose AC Avalanche for the most accurate A/C recharge.

0:09 – 0:18 – VO: Only AC Avalanche has smart technology. The new color changing vent clips indicate when the correct refrigerant fill has been reached.

0:09 – SUPER: Smart technology

0:09 – SUPER: Correct fill

0:19 – 0:33 – VO:  Why smart technology? As cars have evolved, so have their A/C systems. With a traditional pressure gauge alone, some cars can be easily over or under charged, leading to system damage and expensive repairs.

0:23 – SUPER: Evaporator, Sensor Bulb, Low-Side Service Port, Compressor, Condenser, Receiver/Dryer, High-Side Service Port, Expansion Valve (TXV)

0:34 – 0:46 – VO: AC Avalanche R134A with new smart clips and pressure gauge allows you to recharge using temperature and pressure to ensure an accurate fill and prevent overcharging.

0:34 – SUPER: Recharge by TEMPERATURE & PRESSURE.

0:34 – SUPER: Prevent OVERCHARGING.                       

0:48 – 0:56 – VO: To use smart clips and pressure gauge, review the instructions and pressure chart on the can. Always remember to wear safety gloves and eyewear.

0:57 – SUPER: STEP 1; FIND THE LOW-SIDE SERVICE PORT

0:57 – 1:00 – VO: Step one; find the vehicle’s low-side service port. Look for a plastic cap with an “L” on it. It’s the only port the coupler will connect to.

1:07 – SUPER: STEP 2; INSERT SMAR CLIPS INTO AIR VENT

1:07 – 1:25 – VO: Step two; remove both smart clips from the cap and insert them into the center air vent. Start the engine and set the A/C to max cool and max air flow. Let the system run for several minutes to reach its maximum cooling capacity. Shake the can well.

1:25 – SUPER: STEP 3; CONNECT THE RECHARGE HOSE

1:25 – 1:40 VO: Step three; connect the recharge hose to the low-side service port by pulling back on the connector ring while pushing the coupler into place. You should feel it snap into place.

1:42 – – SUPER: STEP 4; ADD AC AVALANCHE REFRIGERANT

1:42 – 2:50 – VO: Step four; start adding refrigerant by pressing the push button and while continually sweeping the can between the twelve o’clock and three o’clock position. Add refrigerant to achieve the correct PSI level according to the pressure chart located on the back of the can. Read the pressure only when the compressor is running.

2:10 – SUPER: If the gauge pressure is not increasing, check the Smart Clips.

2:02 – 2:23 VO: If your gauge pressure is not increasing while adding refrigerant, immediately stop charging and check the smart clips to determine the correct fill. Just be careful not to add too much refrigerant. The first clip will change color to blue to show that you are nearing the correct fill. The second clip will change to green when the correct fill is reached.

2:42 – SUPER: Note: if outside temperature is above 95, only blue clip needs to change.

2:42 – 2:52 – VO: Note that if the outside ambient temperature is above 95 degrees, only the blue clip needs to change color for a sufficient charge. When you’ve reached the correct fill and the A/C is blowing cold, stop charging and remove the quick connect coupler. The recharge hose and gauge can be detached and reused as needed.

2:50 – VO: AC Avalanche. The smart choice for the most accurate A/C recharge.

2:50 – SUPER: ACAvalanche.com

SUPER: SMART CHIP PRO – A/C TEMPERATURE GAUGE

0:06 – 0:08 – SUPER: HOW IT WORKS

0:08 – 0:15 – SUPER: Visit acavalanche.com/rechargeapp to view instructions, warnings, and precautions.

0:21 – 0:24 – SUPER: STEP #1 Install the A/C Recharge Assistant and turn on location permission.

0:28 – 0:32 – SUPER: NOTE Make sure to wear protective gloves and eyewear while recharging your system.

0:32 – 0:37 – SUPER: STEP #2 Start the A/C Recharge Assistant app

0:38 – 0:42 – SUPER: STEP #3 Remove the battery pull-tab and slide SMART CHIP power switch to the on position.

0:47 – 0:51 – SUPER: STEP #4 Pair SMART CHIP with phone. This will happen automatically.

0:53 – 0:57 – SUPER: STEP #5 Take outside ambient temperature reading by pressing yellow button.

1:03 – 1:07 – SUPER: STEP #6 Place SMART CHIP in center air vent.

1:11 – 1:15 – SUPER: STEP #7 Start engine and set A/C controls to maximum and cold air flow.

1:33: – 1:37 – SUPER: STEP #8 Add refrigerant. Be sure to follow the instructions on your can of refrigerant.

1:46 – 1:50 – SUPER: NOTE stop charging when prompted by the app.

Smart Chip™Pro

Recharge the safe and accurate way with Smart Chip Pro and the AC Recharge Assistant, a free mobile app available for Apple and Android devices. Smart Chip Pro reads the outside temperature and humidity while the app automatically calculates the correct refrigerant fill. While charging the system, the app gives you realtime feedback and indicates when to stop adding refrigerant.

Avalanche Gold™ R-1234yf

New Avalanche Gold R-1234yf is our best formula featuring an innovative reusable recharge hose with Smart Chip. The new patent pending Gas Lock coupler opens and closes to prevent the loss of expensive YF gas. The hose also features an ergonomic easy-squeeze trigger and a holster to store and protect the Smart Chip.

0:03 – 0:07 – VO: Choose AC Avalanche for the most accurate A/C recharge.

0:09 – 0:18 – VO: Only AC Avalanche has smart technology. The new wireless-enabled smart chip temperature gauge pairs with the AC Avalanche Recharge Assistant App to guide you step-by-step through the recharge process.

0:23 – SUPER: Evaporator, Sensor Bulb, Low-Side Service Port, Compressor, Condenser, Receiver/Dryer, High-Side Service Port, Expansion Valve (TXV)

0:21 – 0:33 – VO:  Why smart technology? As cars have evolved, so have their A/C systems. With a traditional pressure gauge alone, some cars can be easily over or under charged, leading to system damage and expensive repairs. AC Avalanche Gold R-1234yf with new smart chip technology monitors both temperature and humidity to ensure an accurate fill and prevent overcharging.

0:48 – SUPER: Accurate Fill

0:49 – SUPER: Prevent Overcharging

0:53: – VO: To use the smart chip, download and launch the AC Recharge Assistant App.

0:58 – SUPER: STEP 1; ACTIVATE THE SMART CHIP

0:58 – VO: Step one; activate the smart chip. Remove the battery pull tab and slide the power switch to the on position. You’ll see a red LED light flash through a small hole on the back.

1:10 – SUPER: STEP 2; PAIR THE SMART CHIP WITH YOUR PHONE

1:10 – VO: Step two; pair the smart chip with your phone. This should happen automatically and can take up to twenty seconds. The Recharge Assistant App will indicate “pairing complete.”

1:22 – SUPER: STEP 3; CALCULATE OPTUMUM FILL TEMPERATURE

1:22 – VO: Step three; calculate the optimum fill temperature. Hold the smart chip outside of the vehicle and out of direct sunlight for several minutes. Touch the orange button to take a reading of the outside ambient air temperature and humidity. This reading calculates the optimum vent temperature for your system. Once the button turns green and you see the temperature reading on the screen, touch “next.”

1:50 – SUPER: STEP 4; PLACE SMART CHIP IN CENTER AIR VENT

1:50 – VO: Step four; place the smart chip in the center air vent, then start the engine and set the vehicle A/C controls to max cold and max air flow. Now, exit the vehicle. With all doors and windows closed, touch “next” and allow the A/C system to run for several minutes.

2:11 – SUPER: STEP 5; ADD AC AVALANCHE REFRIGERANT

2:11 – VO: Step five; add AC Avalanche refrigerant to the A/C system and refer to your smart phone for optimal fill indicator. Be sure to wear safety glasses and gloves and follow the instructions on the can. The app will show you the current inside air temperature as well as the optimum temperature range you’re trying to reach. The app will instruct you to add refrigerant.

2:33 – VO: Shake the can well. Locate the low side service port and connect the gas lock coupler and rotate the knob to the open position. Pull the trigger to begin adding refrigerant while continually sweeping the can between the twelve o’clock and three o’clock position. The temperature gauge should begin to drop.

2:39 – SUPER: The gas lock coupler fits only a R-1234yf low-side service port

2:50 – VO: Continue adding refrigerant until the orange bar turns green, indicating correct refrigerant fill. At that point, stop recharging. Close the gas lock now. Disconnect your recharge hose from the service port and replace the plastic cap.

3:08 – VO: Make sure to hold on to the smart chip and trigger assembly because they are reusable.

3:09 – SUPER: Twist counter-clockwise R1234yf cans are reverse threaded

3:18 – VO: AC Avalanche. The smart choice for the most accurate A/C recharge.

3:18 – SUPER: ACAvalanche.com

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