Monthly Archives: June 2016

Where have all the “leakers” gone?


By Ward Atkinson, MACS Technical Advisor It has been said that back in the days of R-12, A/C system engineers sometimes used “Band Aid” fixes to address A/C system issues. Speaking as one of those early engineers, there is some … Continue reading

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Regulating recharge


By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training Summertime is here, and that means many shops are feeling the full heat of A/C season. With temperatures rising, customers seeking cool rides, and to help them out (and keep their profits … Continue reading

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A new retrofit


Joe Randazzo of Randazzo’s Auto Service, Lansdale, PA invited us over to see his new retrofit of a 1987 Camaro I-ROC.   If you’re a service professional and not a MACS member yet, you should be! Become a member and … Continue reading

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MACS Best Mobile A/C Practices Webinar Part 2 Tuesday, June 14 2PMEDT


MACS continues our three part webinar series with Part 2 on Tuesday, June 14th at 2PM EDT. There is still time to register at http://www.macsw.org or call 215-631-7020 x 0. The webinars are recorded for future viewing. Part 2: System … Continue reading

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The school year is ending, but career learning never stops!


MACS has been committed for many years to supporting the institutions and instructors who educate future generations of automotive technicians who will ensure these motorists can continue to safely enjoy the mobility that enriches our lives. Fortunately for MACS, we’re … Continue reading

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Where can I find…?


By Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and COO   The member request started out like this: “I need help or if you can send me the right contact. I need the diagram of the electric system…” That question (and we … Continue reading

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Do you know the basic principles of mobile A/C diagnostics?


The June 2016 issue of MACS ACTION Magazine challenges you on your knowledge of mobile A/C diagnostics. Download now to see if you really know what you think you know.

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