Tag Archives: cabin air filter

Truck cab air filters


    By Chris Tyson [Mr. Tyson is the Fleet Manager at R&S General Contractors and a personal friend of the MACS staff.] Technicians working on heavy-duty trucks might find that the cabin air filters need replacement at relatively frequent … Continue reading

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A light-hearted look at changing a cabin air filter


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Wallet Flush


by Jacques Gordon The state of California has officially adopted the term “Wallet Flush.” In a 30-page draft, John Wallauch, Chief of California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), has presented “An Automotive Industry Review” that declares “A Wallet Flush is … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning should include the cabin air filter


By Paul DeGuiseppi, MACS manager of service training Most cars today come equipped with cabin air filters, and many of them have never been replaced. Whenever a vehicle comes into your shop containing an easily-checked cabin air filter, take the … Continue reading

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More dirty pictures!


MACS manager of service training, Paul DeGuiseppi turned archeologist when he dug under the hood of a co-worker’s 1999 Volkswagen Jetta and found a fossil where the cabin air filter should be. Continue reading

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Dirty pictures!


Ha! Made you look. Just a friendly, springtime reminder to change your cabin air filter. Don’t wait as long as this customer in the Tampa Bay area did. Photos courtesy of Gordon Marks at Marks Air, Tampa, FL. When having your mobile … Continue reading

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Note from the field, time to change the cabin air filter


Is this blog obsessed with cabin air filters?
No, we just want to show you what used mobile A/C and engine cooling parts look like.

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Mobile A/C Refrigerant Contamination


  Whenever you hear the term refrigerant contamination the first thing you probably think of is mixed refrigerants. However, the most prevalent contaminant, particularly in recycled refrigerant, is air. What problems are caused by excess air in a vehicle air … Continue reading

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A/C and Fuel Economy


Most people are not aware of the impact on fuel economy of operating their car’s air conditioner.

But A/C uses over 5% of all the fuel burned by motor vehicles.

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8 service reasons your car may not be cooling fast enough


If your car’s A/C system is not cooling you off in a reasonable time frame to make you happy, take it to your service professional for an A/C check-up. Here’s what he or she will look at:

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