Are you ready for A/C season?

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Repair shops – one question: Are you prepared for A/C season 2018? Circle the right answer: YES – NO

What do you mean you don’t have a pen? How can we perform diagnostics without a pen? Remember the pen is an instrument of the plan! Ok, here we go.

However, before you  begin, I have a few more questions. Have your pen now?

  • Have we performed our annual A/C machine health check on our existing R/R/R machines?
  • Have we checked our scales, replaced the filters and replaced the compressor oil?
  • Have we calibrated our units?
  • If you purchased a first time Recovery/Recycle/Recharge machine have you checked all your fittings, filters, and tank for leaks? If you did purchase a new piece of A/C gear, did you send in the EPA certification documentation? See this link
  • Have we checked and/or updated our Section 609 technician certifications?
  • Now the really hard one, have you updated your current scan tools?
  • I can go on, but you catch my draft (no, it’s not a typo, I meant draft not drift.
    Read the rest of this article now.

Download the entire issue of MACS ACTION magazine.


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.
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