MACS member, Mahle Service Solutions located in York, PA has graciously opened its manufacturing facility for a MACS Section 609 Certification class on Thursday, October 5 from 2pm-5pm. Also, on Friday, October 6 MACS and Mahle will host a MACS Heavy-duty Vehicle Mobile A/C Best Practices clinic from 9am-3pm. Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training will present the MACS clinic material and representatives from Mahle Service Solutions will demonstrate recovery and recycling techniques using their equipment on a heavy-duty vehicle.
Thursday, Section 609 class will include:
- Why venting refrigerant is prohibited
- Rules and regulations applicable to mobile A/C service
- A/C tools and equipment requirements
- Current and new refrigerants, including R-152a, R-1234yf, and R-744 (CO2)
- OE manufacturer recommendations
- Finding leaks
- How to properly recover refrigerant
Friday, seminar topics in the MACS clinic will include:
- Mobile A/C system types: components and operation
- Condensers, evaporators, compressors, lines and hoses
- Receiver/Driers & TXVs – accumulators and OTs
- Control devices: What they are and how they work
- Diagnosing, testing and servicing mobile A/C systems
- Refrigerant recovery and recycling
- Compressor diagnosis and replacement
- Proper oil balancing and accurate charging
- A/C system troubleshooting and performance testing
- Best practices repair methods
Cost to attend this training event is $75 for member of MACS and $125 for non-members. The event will include lunch. To register or become a member of MACS attendees can call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 x 0, visit the MACS website and register through the events tab, or fax a registration to 215-631-7017.
To learn more about MACS member Mahle Service Solutions, visit their website at http://www.servicesolutions.mahle.com . Mahle has been a member of MACS for 18 years.