Category Archives: ACtion Magazine

What happened at the 2017 MACS Training Event?


The April 2017 issue of award-winning MACS ACTION magazine is now available with a comprehensive wrap-up of all the training classes presented at MACS 2017 Training Event and Trade Show. View what’s inside

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Meet Jay Brown of Nissens North America


Meet MACS member, Jay Brown, general manager of Nissens North America, Inc., located in Grapevine, TX. Nissens, headquartered in Denmark, has been a member of MACS since 2004. Nissens manufactures radiators, condensers, evaporators, compressors, oil coolers (engine, transmission, power steering), … Continue reading

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Mind the cap!


By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of Service Training Radiator caps play an important role in engine cooling systems, sometimes more important than you may think. It might appear they are simply an access point to open and close the system … Continue reading

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Radiator service and repair in March ACTION magazine


Your engine’s cooling system has an enormous job to do. In fact not just one job, but many jobs shared amongst several other systems. Its main purpose is to absorb excess heat generated by the engine, cool the transmission fluid … Continue reading

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R-1234yf at the 2017 PHL Auto Show


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor MACS has been keeping up with the roll-out of R-1234yf refrigerant for several years now, and as expected the 2017 model year has extended HFO’s reach into several more models and with more manufacturers … Continue reading

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Gen 2 Ridgeline cools with R-1234yf


  By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor The 2017 Ridgeline is the second generation of Honda’s midsize pickup truck, redesigned and brought back in June 2016 following a short 2 year production hiatus. Like other manufacturers who are introducing new … Continue reading

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Hybrid and battery electric vehicle A/C


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Internal combustion engines have powered our transportation for decades, including the cars and trucks we drive each day. Over the years we’ve seen attempts to build vehicles that run on something out of the … Continue reading

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2016: A busy year!


By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training It’s been quite a busy year in mobile A/C, and not just because of the long, hot summer season that started here on 5/26 (our first heat wave) and ended on 9/23. … Continue reading

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Changing regulations is no simple matter


By Keith Leonard, ESQ Regulations play an integral role in all of our lives. It is impossible to imagine driving a vehicle without regulations governing driving behavior. Without such regulations, every time you drive could, perhaps be, an accident waiting … Continue reading

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Read all about it! November/December ACTION has a lot of information for you


Inside the November-December 2016 issue of MACS ACTION Magazine: The MACS 2017 Training Event Training classes California here we come Retrofitting R-1234yf mobile A/C systems is prohibited MACS 2017 Trade Show Exhibitors New Products and Services  Download the entire issue!

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