Tag Archives: MACS

ACTION Magazine March 2018


Download MACS ACTION March 2018 issue Visit the full MACS website at http://www.macsw.org   Advertisements

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Here comes the Sunair convention backpack


There will be a sea of yellow when MACS 2017 Training Event and Trade Show attendees pick up their new sunny yellow backpacks at MACS registration desk February 15-18 at the Anaheim Marriott. Longtime MACS member and sponsor Sunair is … Continue reading

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New EPA rule restricts the sale of HFC refrigerants


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor On September 26th, US EPA finalized two rules that will reduce the projected growth and emissions of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), a class of chemicals that includes the mobile air conditioning refrigerant R-134a, commonly used in … Continue reading

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Insufficient A/C performance at idle


On some 2013 Chevrolet Sparks, the air conditioning duct temperature may be 10°F (5.6°C) warmer at idle, but is sufficient while driving .   Verify that the A/C pressures are within specifications at idle according to the A/C Performance Chart … Continue reading

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How/why do compressors fail?


Attend MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show, February 11-13, 2016 at the Caribe Royale all-suite hotel and convention center in Orlando, FL and you’ll be able to take part in training classes like this: Compressors: How and Why They … Continue reading

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Do you know how to optimize system charge levels for modern condensers?


Attend MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show, February 11-13, 2016 at the Caribe Royale all-suite hotel and convention center in Orlando, FL and you’ll be able to take part in training classes like this: Optimizing System Charge Levels For … Continue reading

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What you don’t know…can cost you!


And what you don’t know can cost you in labor, parts and ultimately, customers. Resources abound, of course. This, and many other fine publications devoted to the automotive repair market offer industry insight, technical solutions and marketing perspectives. Other answers … Continue reading

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Statement from MACSPARTNERS EU


MACPARTNERS were astounded to hear of the recent “U turn” by the UK ‘s DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) related to the purchase of “F” gases by un-licensed individuals and the general public. As the Pan–European trade … Continue reading

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Team Toyota hosts Section 609 Certification Class


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Team Toyota’s Parts, Service & Collision Center in Langhorne, PA recently hosted a MACS Section 609 Certification Class for 39 technicians employed at their Lincoln Highway location. The training material was presented by yours … Continue reading

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Traffic takes its toll


By: Keith Leonard     In the movie Lincoln, Congressman Thaddeus Stevens (portrayed by Tommy Lee Jones) is, in one scene, being questioned during debate over the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. When questioned about his own beliefs … Continue reading

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