Tag Archives: Section 609 Certification

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

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The time for mandatory Section 609 recertification is now


The new refrigerant purchasing rules that took effect January 1, 2018 have had service shops, distributors and the MACS office in an uproar. At the MACS office, the faxes, emails, phone calls and mail deliveries never stop. Every technician wants … Continue reading

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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

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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

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ACTION Magazine March 2018


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

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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

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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

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MACS reminds the aftermarket to be aware of changes to Section 609 requirements in 2018


Technicians who service mobile A/C systems and distributors who sell refrigerant need to be aware of new regulations effective on January 1, 2018 concerning the requirement of technicians to be Section 609 certified.   The final rule published November 2016 … Continue reading

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Flooded vehicle dangers-Nov/Dec ACTION magazine


Far more important than the automotive service world, floods related to Hurricane Harvey,  Irma, Jose and Maria have been responsible for taking dozens of lives and destroying the homes of thousands of citizens living in Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Puerto … Continue reading

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Join us at AC/cess 2018


If you need more reasons to escape from winter’s grasp and head for sunny Florida next February, I’ve got a bunch for you. MACS Worldwide will return to the Caribe Royale in Orlando Feb. 14 through 17, 2018. The event’s … Continue reading

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