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Radiator service and repair in March ACTION magazine


Your engine’s cooling system has an enormous job to do. In fact not just one job, but many jobs shared amongst several other systems. Its main purpose is to absorb excess heat generated by the engine, cool the transmission fluid … Continue reading

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Clogged radiator!


Johnny’s Radiator in Warren, AR is very busy right now and trucks with clogged radiators like this are one reason why! Make sure air flow is not restricted. If you’re a service professional and not a MACS member yet, you … Continue reading

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General Motors eAssist Cooling Systems


Water-cooled starter/generator (GM photo) by Jacques Gordon GM’s eAssist™ is a mild-hybrid system that was introduced on the Buick Regal in 2012 and is now available on the Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet Impala. As on other hybrid vehicles, the eAssist … Continue reading

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Hood Ornaments


(photo: M.Casey) More than just a badge by Jacques Gordon The hood ornament pictured here has been sitting on a shelf in a friend’s garage for years. He thinks it was with the tools and other stuff that came from … Continue reading

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Now I understand


By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine Perhaps you remember when cars had gauges: water temp, volts or amps, even oil pressure. That data was important for drivers because if any went to an extreme, either high or low, it … Continue reading

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Waste Not


By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine In spite of all the advertising, the internal combustion engines that we know and love are staggeringly inefficient. At root, they are just heat pumps, converting the heat of the combusted fuel into … Continue reading

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Decreasing margins


Under most circumstances, a cooling system isn’t exchanging heat at its maximum possible rate; there is almost always some remaining capacity to handle an increased heat load. Old timers may recall the frequency with which some cars of the late … Continue reading

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Smaller gets bigger


Size, they say, matters—but in this case not as you think. Available space under the hood is in ever-shorter supply as cars get smaller and other components elbow in on traditional ones; engineers and designers are constantly challenged to fit … Continue reading

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Spectra offers radiator installation videos


MACS member Spectra Premium Industries has announced the release of a new radiator installation video package, covering the entire radiator installation process. There are seven videos in the series. Spectra says, in the near future, other existing product categories will … Continue reading

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Not just skin deep


MACS member Delphi Product and Service Solutions recommends the following tips to help you inspect your new product right out of the box: Delphi recommends   ACTION REASON DO: Make sure the radiator is not mishandled during a subassembly operation … Continue reading

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