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From the Archives: Vehicle Lightweight

May 9, 2024

Archive Issue Nov/Dec 2017: Cooling Corner, By: Steve Schaeber Tight Threads As vehicle manufacturers continue working towards higher fuel economy vehicles, one of the easiest things they can do is...
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Recap: HD A/C Boot Camp

April 16, 2024

By: Alexa Murphy As the weekend winds down, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to Jerry Lemon and all those who joined us for our HD A/C Boot Camp. It was...
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Spring Into Mobile A/C Season!

March 21, 2024

By: Alexa Murphy Spring is here! With a hopeful mind, we look forward to warmer weather, short sleeve shirts and shorts. We also look forward to the upcoming season of...
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From the Service Archives – ACtion Magazine 2020

December 20, 2023

System Service Tips by Larry Turay, AAM, Contributing Editor Everyone has a set routine to follow during the service process when replacing failed components. Sometimes after we have done a...
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A look at the Alternatives to the Alternatives

November 8, 2023

Written by Peter Coll for the Looking Forward Column in MACS ACtion Magazine May 2023 For the past several years, the automotive industry has been hyper focused on the introduction...
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Get your Customers to help!

November 1, 2023

By: Jerry Lemon for MACS ACtion Magazine Jul/Aug 2023 Issue Everyone I know doing A/C service on HD trucks and Heavy Equipment is slammed with work. It seems rather counter...
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Electric Vehicles Need Coolants

October 26, 2023

By: Chris Holley, MACS Member & Instructor at Pennsylvania College of Technology Over the years, the Cooling Corner column has discussed numerous coolant types. While not an extensive list, most...
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The End of Traditional Vapor Compression A/C

October 20, 2023

By MACS Staff As fossil fuel vehicles, powered Internal Combustion Engines (ICE), are replaced on dealer lots in favor of Electric Vehicles (EVs), significant changes are coming to the vehicle...
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Honeywell files EPA SNAP Application to Retrofit R-134a systems to R-1234yf

October 5, 2023

Honeywell has filed a SNAP application with the US EPA for approval to offer R-1234yf as a retrofit for R-134a. In 2022, the EPA received a SNAP application from Koura....
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Everything You Need to Know About MACS 2024 Annual Training Event & Trade Show

September 28, 2023

Are you ready for the Mobile A/C industry event of the year? MACS is proud to announce its 2024 Annual Training Event & Trade Show, taking place from January 31st...
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Electric Compressor Systems: Safe Service and Best Practices

September 25, 2023

Join us at the MACS Headquarters in Lansdale, PA on Saturday, October 7th, for an in-depth class on Electric Compressor Systems with hands-on training led by industry leader Mike Bailey,...
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Yes, The Service Port Cap Really is the Primary A/C Seal!

September 19, 2023

For years, we have been told that the primary seal for the A/C service ports lies in the service port cap. Yet day after day, technicians let vehicles leave the...
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