Category Archives: Training

Flooded vehicle dangers-Nov/Dec ACTION magazine


Far more important than the automotive service world, floods related to Hurricane Harvey,  Irma, Jose and Maria have been responsible for taking dozens of lives and destroying the homes of thousands of citizens living in Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Puerto … Continue reading

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MACS Worldwide members can train their employees with MACS help


For many years the Society has published a monthly technical newsletter called the MSR (MACS Service Reports). If you’re a MACS member, then you’re probably familiar with receiving the MSR in your mailbox each month or online in your email. … Continue reading

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Engine cooling fans-enough time?


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor The hottest days of summer are the most taxing on an engine cooling system. Drivers run their air conditioners to stay cool, which makes the system work even harder, particularly when driving in humid … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for MACS 2018 Training Event and Trade Show


– A/Ccess is the theme of the MACS 2018 Training Event and Trade Show to be held February 14-18, 2018 at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center. Attendees will gain A/Ccess to the mobile A/C and engine cooling service … Continue reading

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A technician’s approach to HVAC diagnosis and testing


Twenty years ago, we could break down all areas of HVAC diagnostics into three categories when you really think about it. It was and still is called Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). All of the HVAC parts and components … Continue reading

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Why you need to be Section 609 certified


Some new regulations concerning the requirement of technicians to be Section 609 certified will be put into place on January 1, 2018. They are: The final rule published November 2016 extends Section 608 requirements to HFCs. Starting Jan. 1, 2018, … Continue reading

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MACS ACTION magazine honored with 7 IAMC awards


MACS ACTION™ magazine has been honored with seven medals for editorial excellence by the International Automotive Media Competition. The IAMC program recognizes and encourages excellence in all forms of automotive media from works published, aired, or broadcast in 2016. The MACS … 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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Looking for mobile A/C wiring diagrams? We know where they are!


MACS mobile A/C diagnostics app includes wiring diagrams for mobile A/C systems for cars and light duty trucks. The only way to get the MACS mobile A/C diagnostics app is to become a MACS member. Join Now! Visit the MACS … 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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