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07Jul

We have been hearing about the evolving and expanding roles of air conditioning and cooling as technology continues to develop. A couple examples will appear in the 2018 Dodge Challenger…

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03Mar

By Steve Schaeber MACS Manager of Service Training Many of the service shops and technicians we talk to about vehicles using refrigerant 1234yf are only just starting to get requests…

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03Mar

  By Andy Fiffick, Chairman and CEO MACS Worldwide , Owner Rad-Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, OH Getting (and keeping) our shops “service-ready” is a moving target – one that…

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02Feb

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Owners of 1998-2002 Ford U Platform SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles, such as the Lincoln Navigator / Ford Expedition) may notice coolant leaking from around…

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05May

The annual MACS trade show, held in Orlando this year, may appear to have been just rows and rows of product displays. But a stroll-and-stop approach at manufacturers’ exhibits proved…

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11Nov

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Trainer I can remember a time when it was not uncommon to go for a walk or hike in the woods and stumble upon some…

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05May

By Paul DeGuiseppi, MACS manager of service training The Mobile Air Conditioning Society’s blog has been honored as the best business to business blog in the Automotive Aftermarket by the…

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11Nov

From MACS Technical Think tank Controller area networks may be the new standard, but even they have three different levels, or speeds, at which they operate. CAN C is the…

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08Aug

By Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and COO We know that MACS members are the best of the best, the crème de la crème, go-to guys even for other A/C…

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08Aug

On Jul 14th, we discussed a lawsuit filed by Kevin O’Shea against Ford Motor Co, alleging that the company offered vehicles that “used an excessive amount of Nocolok flux in the design, manufacture and assembly of the air conditioner system evaporator cores, thereby creating an unreasonable health and safety risk …” According to the complaint, “exposure to and inhalation of the flux is extremely dangerous and can result in the development of several diseases and conditions.

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