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Antique air by Denso, circa 1973


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Regular readers of the MACS WordPress BLOG know that we’ve been out and about lately, hunting down those vehicles that are new to the streets with R-1234yf refrigerant. Our travels this week brought us … Continue reading

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More in common with an IT specialist


“…more than 30 hours of information, education and training…” Continue reading

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GMC hits the road with R-1234yf


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor It was during the general session meeting on Thursday morning at MACS 2016 Trade Show in Orlando that we first learned about GM’s intention to add several new vehicles to their lineup this year … Continue reading

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MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices Three-Part Webinar


Course Title: MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices Webinar: A 3-Part Series- Tuesdays-June 7-14-21, 2016 at 4PM EDT. Course Description: Join MACS Worldwide, the leaders in Mobile A/C service information and training for an information-packed, three part webinar series: MACS Mobile … 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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That relay really stinks!


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Here’s a situation where your nose can be the best tool in your box. A fellow technician was diagnosing a “high hi-side” issue on a Pontiac Sunfire, when he asked me for some advice. … Continue reading

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Just the facts about Section 609 Certification and refrigerant handling in MVACS


We are always surprised when we receive phone calls from automotive service personnel who have no idea what Section 609 Certification is all about and that there are indeed federally mandated regulations for refrigerant recovery and recycling. The United States … Continue reading

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Will V2V Affect A/C?


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released an advance notice of proposed rule making (ANPRM) and a supporting comprehensive research report on vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology. The … Continue reading

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1999 VW Jetta – A/C Fuse # 25


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Technicians working on a third generation Jetta might find their A/C controls totally inop, including no blower fan operation amongst any of the fan speeds, and no operation of the A/C button or recirc … Continue reading

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Download the September/October issue of ACtion Magazine


DOWNLOAD the digital issue of MACS  September/October 2014 ACTION Magazine to your desktop of mobile device. It is packed with great information and the just released program for MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show.

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