MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices Three-Part Webinar


Course Title: MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices Webinar: A 3-Part Series- Tuesdays-June 7-14-21, 2016 at 4PM EDT.

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Course Description: Join MACS Worldwide, the leaders in Mobile A/C service information and training for an information-packed, three part webinar series: MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices. We’ve taken our industry-standard mobile A/C training seminar and broken it down into three core components: How A/C works, Testing & Troubleshooting and Best Practice Repair Methods, to bring you the training you need to fix it right the first time.

 

Part 1: A/C Components & Operation

Join us on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 4:00PM Eastern for MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices, Part 1: A/C Components & Operation, an information-packed webinar from MACS Worldwide, the leaders in Mobile A/C service information and training. Just what exactly is air conditioning, and how does it work? What key components are involved, and what role do each of them play? Hosted by Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training, along with special guest Tim Iezzi, shop owner and lead technician at Iezzi’s Auto Service, an A/C specialty shop and MACS Member located in Reading, PA, this class will cover:

– What is air conditioning?

– Components & Operation:

  1. Compressor
  2. Condenser

– 3/8″ Tube & Fin

– Serpentine

– Parallel Flow

– Micro-Tube

– How to determine restriction

– Temp Testing / Thermocouple / Infrared

  1. Receiver / Dryer
  2. TXV
  3. Evaporator

– Tube & Fin Evaporator

– Serpentine

– Parallel Flow

– Plate & Fin Parallel Flow

– Ejector Cycle System Evaporator

  1. Orifice Tube
  2. Accumulator

– Accumulator in Operation

– Important items

– Testing OT System Evaporator

 

Part 2: System Troubleshooting & Performance Testing

Join us on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 4:00PM Eastern for MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices, Part 2: System Troubleshooting & Performance Testing, an information-packed webinar from MACS Worldwide, the leaders in Mobile A/C service information and training. What’s the first thing you do when your customer says “My A/C is blowing warm”? What tools and equipment does your shop need to quickly determine the cause of poor A/C performance? Hosted by Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training, along with a special guest.          – Verify and duplicate the customer’s concern

– Using a thermometer to measure outlet temp

– Temperature / Pressure Drop relationship for diagnostics

– High head pressures: diagnostic tips

– Air flow issues

– Fan clutch diagnosis

– Humidity based performance testing

 

Part 3: Best Practices Repair Methods

Join us on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 4:00PM Eastern for MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices, Part 3: Best Practices Repair Methods, an information-packed webinar from MACS Worldwide, the leaders in Mobile A/C service information and training. Along with summer’s heat comes your customer’s desire to stay cool behind the wheel. How you go about performing repairs on their vehicle determines not only how successful the job will turn out, but also how happy your customer will be with your service and how likely they are to return to your shop. Hosted by Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training, along with a special guest. This class will cover:

– A/C Compressor replacement & diagnosis

– What is the complete repair?

– Reasons for compressor failure

– Leak Detection

– Electronic Leak Detectors

– UV Dye Leak Detection

– The importance of accurate charging

– Reasons for incorrect charge

– How incorrect charge affects system performance

– Proper equipment maintenance

– Refrigerant identification

– Why do we evacuate A/C systems?

– What happens when you leave refrigerant in a system?

– Oil type, viscosity and amount

– Oil balancing

– Filters & flushing

– Compressor clutches

– Clutch circuit voltage drop test

 

Registration is FREE for MACS members but you must register and $40 for non-members. Register now at www.macsw.org or contact the MACS office at 215-631-7020 to sign up today!

 

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About macsworldwide

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues. www.macsw.org
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