Category Archives: Automotive Aftermarket

Meet Steve Rush, a MACS member for 29 years… and counting


Meet MACS member Steven Rush of Dealer Automotive Services located in Hopkins, MN. Steve was hired into the business by his father-in-law in 1989 and purchased the business in 2002. Dealer Automotive Services performs many jobs for other repair facilities, … Continue reading

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Six steps to a sound diagnostic strategy


By Bob Chabot, Manic Media LLC James E. Wilson of Bosch USA was a presenter at MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show in Orlando, FL this past February he left us with some great information including these six steps … Continue reading

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No, you cannot put R-134a into a HFO-1234yf system; here’s why…


We have received some questions about putting R-134a into HFO-1234yf system and here’s why you should not do that from EPA. From the 2015 EPA SNAP Final Rule: For vehicles for which the manufacturer counts air conditioning credits toward its … Continue reading

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Nissan bleeder caps


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Coolant leaks take on many different forms. Some we’re used to seeing, as they’re common failures that make up some of the bread and butter of cooling system service. But there are others that, … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz to equip first vehicle models with CO2 A/C systems


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor In order to comply with the legal provisions going into effect in 2017, Mercedes-Benz will equip its vehicles with air conditioning systems that meet all the relevant performance and safety requirements. The Stuttgart-based automobile … Continue reading

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Two regional heavy duty mobile A/C training opportunities-register now


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Robinair and MACS Worldwide to provide free Section 609 test prep webinar on May 4


Robinair is partnering with the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide to provide a free Section 609 test prep webinar for training and certification for up to 175 technicians on Wednesday, May 4 at 4 p.m. EST. The webinar will … Continue reading

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1-800-Radiator announces clinic schedule


MACS member 1-800-Radiator announces the following clinic schedule:

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MACS salutes the next generation


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide honored three young ambassadors in recognition of their leadership in the Society and their potential to take MACS to new heights in the years to come. Young ambassadors included; Caroline Acebedo of Marks … Continue reading

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Best new products of MACS 2016 Trade Show announced


An impartial panel of the automotive press determined four winners from the new products featured at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Trade Show held on Friday, February 12th at the Caribe Royale Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Chosen … Continue reading

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