Tag Archives: professional service

Do you know your HVAC components?


  The first part of any good under-hood inspection should include a label check. The labels below provide us with refrigerant charge specifications to correlate to the OE specifications found in service information. Notice the specifications for the R-1234yf charge … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, ACtion Magazine, Automotive Aftermarket, Mobile Air Conditioning, Training | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Are you ready for A/C season?


This is the MACS blog site if you are looking for the MACS main website click here. Repair shops – one question: Are you prepared for A/C season 2018? Circle the right answer: YES – NO What do you mean … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, ACtion Magazine, MACS Member, MACS Training Event, Mobile Air Conditioning, Training | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The mobile A/C industry on display


The MACS trade show has always been something special among automotive service exhibitions.  It’s a place where you see parts, tools and equipment for mobile climate control and vehicle cooling systems that you won’t see elsewhere.  And you usually first … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, ACtion Magazine, Mobile Air Conditioning | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seeking yf


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training MACS has been tracking refrigerant use by vehicle manufacturers for quite some time and, as expected for the 2018 model year, we have seen a few more manufacturers choose to change over … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, ACtion Magazine, Automotive training, MACS Member, Mobile Air Conditioning, Refrigerants, Training | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MACS Training Clinic in Watertown, SD


Many thanks to MACS member Lake Area Technical Institute for hosting a capacity crowd at their training center Friday, March 23 for a MACS mobile A/C heavy duty best practices class. MACS training classes are happening all Spring see the … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, #off road vehicles, Automotive Aftermarket, MACS Member, Mobile Air Conditioning, Training | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Section 609 certification frequently asked questions


The MACS office continues to experience a high volume of telephone calls regarding questions about Section 609 certification. Please read through the list of questions and answers below before calling the MACS office. Thank-you This is the MACS  wordpress blog, … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive training, MACS Member, Mobile Air Conditioning | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

ACTION Magazine March 2018


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

Posted in Automotive training | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our struggle with compressor oil


January February 2018 ACTION Magazine One of the most troubling situations a shop technician faces is not being able to find critical service information needed to properly diagnose and repair a vehicle. This could be anything from torque specs and … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, ACtion Magazine, MACS Member, MACS Training Event, Mobile Air Conditioning, Refrigerants | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robinair and MACS Worldwide to provide free Section 609 test prep webinar and online test on January 24, 2018


Robinair is partnering with the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide to provide a free Section 609 test prep webinar for training and certification for up to 125 technicians on Wednesday, January 24 at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar will … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, Automotive training, Environmental Protection Agency, Mobile Air Conditioning | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Should I stay or should I go?


By Andy Fiffick, MACS Chairman and CEO and President Rad Air Complete Car Care I know the value of a dollar – I couldn’t be in business otherwise – but a recent experience about both the dollar and escalating costs … Continue reading

Posted in #1234yf, aftermarket career week, Mobile Air Conditioning | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment