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Refrigerant Recovery

A Change in Temperature

February 10, 2021

Using a contact thermometer, they quickly discovered 50° on the suction line at the expansion valve, and down at the compressor it read 96°. Along any length of hose or tube, there should be very little change in temperature.
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Gen 2 Ridgeline cools with R-1234yf

January 18, 2017

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor The 2017 Ridgeline is the second generation of Honda’s midsize pickup truck, redesigned and brought back in June 2016 following a short 2 year...
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Meet a California success story, MACS member John Miller

June 4, 2013

The Air Shop1351 E Borchard AveSanta 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...
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Compressor Oil Fill

May 21, 2013

  (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...
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