Monthly Archives: October 2015

Happy Halloween


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Avoiding diagnostic traps


With all the electronic controls on today’s systems, it’s awfully easy to fall into the trap of looking for responses to them and letting those responses color our diagnostic thinking. The dual system on a 2003 Land Rover Discovery seemed … Continue reading

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Sanden hosts a fantastic training clinic and open house


Long time MACS member Sanden Compressors  hosted a MACS mobile A/C clinic at their Wylie, TX North American headquarters. 53 attendees had the opportunity to tour Sanden headquarters, see practical applications of Sanden compressors in use in vehicles, learn more … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show – Check it out


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The fine print


By: Elvis Hoffpauir On July 2, 2015, the final rule Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Change of Listing Status for Certain Substitutes under the Significant New Alternatives Policy Program http://www.epa.gov/ozone/snap/regulations.html was signed by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. Specifically, this action changes … Continue reading

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Traffic takes its toll


By: Keith Leonard     In the movie Lincoln, Congressman Thaddeus Stevens (portrayed by Tommy Lee Jones) is, in one scene, being questioned during debate over the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. When questioned about his own beliefs … Continue reading

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Tesla launches Model X with an industry-first HVAC feature


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor The long anticipated wait has finally come to an end. Tesla Motors has officially launched their newest, all electric drive vehicle Model X to a cheering crowd at the company’s Silicon Valley Tesla Factory … Continue reading

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PA legislation would require heat alert systems


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Several recent news stories have brought an important, although sometimes unfortunately overlooked issue to the attention of drivers nationwide. It has to do with how hot it can get inside your car or truck. … Continue reading

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