Category Archives: Automotive training

Blower motors are essential to proper HVAC performance


The blower motor can make or break HVAC performance. Solid blower motor troubleshooting, along with an attention to detail, will help ensure that your customer’s HVAC system performs properly, the way the carmaker originally intended. When diagnosing HVAC issues, keep … Continue reading

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MACS training with CSF in Rancho Cucamonga, CA September 15


MACS member, CSF of Rancho Cucamonga, CA have graciously opened their beautiful, new warehouse facility for a MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices clinic on Friday, September 15 from 9am-3pm. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide trainer Gary Villa will … Continue reading

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Keeping pace with change


We have been hearing about the evolving and expanding roles of air conditioning and cooling as technology continues to develop. A couple examples will appear in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to be released this fall. When in Drag … Continue reading

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Clinics, clinics and more mobile A/C clinics!


MACS has been busy training all around North America. Here are a few photos from the clinics…

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Going electric


By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training One of my favorite childhood toys was an electric race track set, but more fun than playing with it was taking apart the little cars to see what made them work. There … Continue reading

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MACS 2017 Spring Mobile A/C Training Clinics


MACS has many mobile A/C training clinics scheduled throughout North America and we are adding more everyday! Please click here to see the full schedule of clinics and register to attend today! If you’re a service professional and not a … 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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MACS mobile A/C field service study 2016


MACS has tracked the mobile air conditioning field service experience for many years to identify trends that may assist members to align their business with current developments and plan for future changes. The most recent survey conducted by MACS sought … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Malibu keeps you cool with R-1234yf


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor GM was the first manufacturer to sell a vehicle in the United States that uses the new R-1234yf refrigerant when they came out with the Cadillac XTS in 2012 as a 2013 model. Since … Continue reading

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