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Servicing refrigerant recovery/recycling machines


Do you have questions on how to service and repair your refrigerant recovery and recycling machine? You can have them answered on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the MACS Training Event and Trade Show. All the major refrigerant recovery and … Continue reading

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Answering the refrigerant outgassing question


  The Mobile Air Conditioning Society’s blog has been honored as the best business to business blog in the Automotive Aftermarket by the Automotive Communications Awards and the Car Care Council Women’s Board! When having your mobile A/C system professionally … Continue reading

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Refrigerant Service Ports


 More than meets the eye Collar dimensions are set by SAE Standards for low-side and high-side service ports. Note the knurled base on the low-side port (left). photo: MACS Viewed from the bottom: the high flow-rate port (center) is installed … Continue reading

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Just do it the right way


By Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and COO However tempting it may be to skip a step here and there to speed up a service job in this busy summer season, don’t do it! Ever since this industry entered the … Continue reading

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Download the June issue of ACtion magazine


Click here to download the June issue of award-winning MACS ACtion magazine to your desktop or mobile device! Learn about how one tech solved a diagnostics problem concerning air flow!

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Meet a California success story, MACS member John Miller


The Air Shop 1351 E Borchard Ave Santa Ana, CA 92705-4412 (714) 285-0108 John began his mobile A/C career in May 1970, just back from a U.S. Army tour in Vietnam and eager for a job. John walked into California … Continue reading

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A frequently asked Section 609 question, how do I replace my credentials?


If the staff of the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide each had a dollar for every time we answer the question, “how do I replace my Section 609 credentials?” We would not need to contribute to our weekly lottery … Continue reading

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Practice defensive A/C service


By Frank Walker Defensive driving theory says that one should assume there is danger at every intersection and lane change, and drive accordingly. Defensive A/C service principles suggest assuming that every vehicle that pulls into your bay contains an illegal … Continue reading

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Compressor Oil Fill


  (illustration: Sanden International) Richard Hawkins is a technical advisor at 1-800-Radiator. He recently told MACS about a question he received from one of the company’s franchise offices. I cringe whenever I hear a technician say that he puts ALL … Continue reading

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Keeping your A/C equipment happy


By Delphi Product & Service Solutions Now is the time to take a good look at your tools and shop equipment too. Key devices such as the refrigerant identifier, electronic leak detector and temperature gun all need to be tested … Continue reading

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