Customized Tools

 Ford’s RV Customized Tool Package makes leak checking and recharging the RV absorption refrigerator cooling unit simple and easy.  Each package includes all of the following:


Charging Board   SS-1113chbrd        (Specially designed by Roger Ford)
The Model #SS-1113 is the new updated charging board where the chemical charge is created and then sent to the absorption (RV) refrigerator cooling unit. It is made of stainless steel and is constructed with internal stainless steel Braided hoses. It also has stainless steel lockable ball valves, aqua tank gauge, hydrogen gauge, clear acrylic sight glass, inlet and exit sight glass filters, and a Plexiglas safety shield. It also contains our new easy to read hydrometer which is also specially manufactured. It is designed to reach a more accurate reading of the formula mixture. (Some assembly required)

In addition, you will receive one extra hydrometer. We recommend you always have one extra on hand.

2-Charging Wrenches   Charging Wrench2                             (Specially designed by Roger Ford)
The new Model #SSCW-116 charging wrench is of stainless steel construction and when properly handled and serviced, will last for many years. This wrench has been specially designed to allow chemicals to charge and discharge the absorption refrigeration cooling units.

The second wrench, Model #SSLCW-116,  to use at the leak checking station. This saves time by eliminated the need to move it from one station to the other.

Charge/Discharge Hose  Steelbraidedhose
The steel braided hose connects to the charging board and the charging wrench allowing the chemicals to go from one to the other.
Formula Chart   formulachart
The two sided formula chart lists the formulas for all the different brands and models of absorption refrigerators we have seen since 1984.
Training Packet   Trainingpacket
The Training Packet contains RV industry contacts and other valuable information.
Also included in the customized tool package:

  • 1 lb. Rust Inhitibor With MSDS information
  • 1 lb. Leak Check Chemical With MSDS information
  • 2 Hydrometers
  • 6-Norcold valves With Stems (Specially designed by Roger Ford)
  • 1 150 lb. Safety Pop Off Valve
  • 20 Foot of Foil Backing
  • And Our Newly Designed Very Valuable 36″ Saw.(Specially designed by Roger Ford) 

Purchasing Customized Tools

Our customized tools are only sold to those who obtain our training.

To make the purchase of any of our packages, you must Contact our office.

**Please Note: If you are attending the hands-on training, you may take the tools with you upon completion of training if they have been paid in full at least 60 days prior to your training date. Otherwise they will be shipped to you at your expense, approximately 60-90 days after they have been paid in full.

NOTE: If you have paid for the tools prior to your training date and decide not to obtain the training, the customized tool purchase will be voided. A restocking fee will be deducted from the amount paid and a refund will be given within 90 days of the cancellation date.

With the purchase of the training and the customized tools, USA residents will also have the option to purchase any or all of the following:

  1. Annual Phone Support
  2. Advertising at the RV Refrigerator Reconditioning Centers page at this web site

Ford’s RV Refrigeration Training Center is approved by the Kentucky State Approving Agency for Veterans Education. Certification for FRVTC’s R101, R103, and R104 programs are approved for the GI Bill® to eligible students. 

(FRVTC can be found at the WEAMS website. Type in “Ford’s RV Refrigeration” and choose Non College Degree in the program type, click submit)

To fill out a GI application, VA students may submit an application to the VA online at Applications for Benefits or call 1-888-442-4551 and ask that an application be mailed to them.  


Shipping & Sales Tax

If the tools will be shipped to you, you will be required to pay shipping. Shipping cannot be calculated until the package is ready to ship.  Kentucky residence will be required to pay sales tax on products and shipping. 

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