Tag Archives: #safety

PA legislation would require heat alert systems


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Several recent news stories have brought an important, although sometimes unfortunately overlooked issue to the attention of drivers nationwide. It has to do with how hot it can get inside your car or truck. … Continue reading

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Honda recalls some ’14-15 Acura MDX vehicles for faulty compressor clutch bolts


NHTSA RECALL NUMBER: AWAITING# MFR CAMPAIGN ID: JQ7 CAMPAIGN DESCRIPTION: A/C Compressor Clutch Bolt RECALL DATE: 06/24/2015 RECALL STATUS: 17 Character VIN Required Summary: American Honda Motor Co., INC. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX vehicles. During manufacturing of the A/C compressor clutch … Continue reading

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The high voltage A/C oil cross contamination issue


What you can do to provide safe service with an existing SAE J2788 machine If you work on air conditioning, you’ve hopefully heard about the issues regarding high voltage compressors in gasoline-electric hybrids and technician safety when servicing them. And … Continue reading

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The heat is on, play it safe!


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide would like to remind everyone of the dangers of leaving children or animals unattended in a parked car, particularly during the hot summer months, and has released the article, The heat is on, … Continue reading

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Showing some restraint


By Keith Leonard, Esquire At some point in your life, you are likely to hear someone talk about the good old days, or how much better things were made when they were young than today. Some might even argue that … Continue reading

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