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A Sure Sign Of A Restriction

January 24, 2023

By Richard Hawkins In the January 4th blog article, we covered a tech call that involved a customer who was experiencing an issue with the low side of an A/C...
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Too Many Compressors

December 20, 2022

The blog article published on November 8, 2022, focused on understanding the importance of knowing the precise location of service ports when faced with a challenging A/C diagnostic issue.  It...
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Global Parts Distributors to exhibit

October 18, 2022

All GPD products are designed to meet/exceed OE fit, form, and function. Product lines include compressor, condensers, cooling fans, electrical components and engine management sensors, evaporators, expansion valves, fittings, heater cores, hose assemblies, radiators, tools, chemicals, service items, and ‘Do It Right the First Time Kits’: Compressor Kits, Kits Plus, System Service Kits, Blower Motor Kits, as well as application specific O-Ring Rapid Seal Kits (included w/ Compressors Kits, Kits Plus, and System Service Kits) and Cap and Valve kits.
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Learn how to make your team un-poachable

October 12, 2022

Learn how to make your team un-poachable is a business strategy class you can attend at MACS 2023 Training Event and Trade Show. Rick White of 180BIZ is a dynamic business leadership speaker.
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TEXA joins MACS Trade Show

October 11, 2022

TEXA joins MACS Trade Show!  MACS Training Event and Trade Show will take place February 2-4, 2023, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. TEXA joined MACS as a member in 2018 and is supporting MACS Training Event as a Silver Co-Sponsor of the Welcoming Reception at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville.
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Refrigerant overcharge

October 5, 2022

A shop could end up with an overcharge of refrigerant in a system and a resulting performance problem and waste a lot of time trying to diagnose what the problem is.
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Don’t overlook a diagnostic clue

September 13, 2022

When thinking about the topic of A/C diagnostic tools, a recovery, recycle, recharge machine (R/R/R machine) is not one of the first tools that comes to mind.  It may not come to mind at all in the world of inexperienced technicians. 
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UAC returns as a MACS Exhibitor

September 13, 2022

UAC is a family owned and operated company since 1988, from Mansfield, TX specializing in Temp Control and Engine Cooling products.
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T/CCI MFG Awarded Illinois’ First Reimagining Electric Vehicle Tax Incentive Package to Support Major Investments in Transportation Manufacturing and Infrastructure

September 7, 2022

MACS member T/CCI Manufacturing, a global leader for compressor technology, has received Illinois’ first Reimagining Electric Vehicle (“REV Illinois”) Tax Incentive package established by Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).
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You Knucklehead, you caused this compressor to lock up!

September 7, 2022

Last week's article ended with the following: "As I was completing the job, it hit me what had happened and my first thought was:  You Knucklehead, you caused this compressor to lock up!"  
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Unlocking the compressor Lock up, PT. 2

August 30, 2022

I was driving the van home in the afternoon. It was about 45° F outside and the heater was on. It had been an uneventful 15 to 20 minutes’ drive at about 55 to 60 mph. Slowing down to make a 90 degree turn on to a different road, a faint grinding noise was heard. I rolled the window down and drove along at about 5 MPH and could hear the noise more distinctly. The next step was to pull over into a parking lot and leave the engine running and raise the hood.
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Unlocking the compressor lock up

August 23, 2022

I noticed the temperature inside of the van had increased a bit. Placing my hand near a vent, I also noticed that the airflow had decreased and increasing the blower speed did not increase the airflow much.
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