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STOP PUTTING YOURSELF AT RISK!

STOP PUTTING YOURSELF AT RISK!

Dangers of fixing your car’s AC The vehicle’s car conditioner is designed to provide cool air to passengers who would otherwise be exposed to hot temperatures emanating from the outside environment. However, air conditioners do have a number of hazardous materials which should only be handled by a trained auto-mechanic or technician. The coolant hazard emanates from Freon gas which is usually compressed inside the vehicles air conditioning compartment in order to provide a cooling effect via evaporation. The health hazard posed by Freon gas can lead to cardiac arrhythmia, in addition to causing damage to the ozone layer when released in the atmosphere. Benzene is one of the toxic substances present in the air conditioner. Benzene is a well known carcinogens that cause anemia and cancer, in addition to affecting the normal working of the liver and kidney after prolonged exposure. Attempting to ... read more

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