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03Mar

By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of Service Training Radiator caps play an important role in engine cooling systems, sometimes more important than you may think. It might appear they are…

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12Dec

  By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Most modern engines use some type of water pump to circulate antifreeze through the engine and heat exchangers to regulate operating temperature. Many…

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03Mar

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training Some Ford F-Series Super Duty vehicles built with the 6.4-litre turbo diesel engine may show a coolant leak at the front of…

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03Mar

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Several Audi models are the subject of a technical service bulletin involving an issue with something not often thought about when it comes to…

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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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02Feb

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Ugghh!! Every technician knows that feeling of simultaneous joy and sorrow when they diagnose a no heat condition being caused by a clogged or…

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04Apr

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training While visiting a local shop and taking some pictures for this edition of ACtion, I got to talking with one of the…

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10Oct

Hanging out in the hall after lunch at the MACS Training Event in New Orleans, a young tech approached Jack Rosebro, introduced himself as Ron and said, “Somebody told me…

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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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07Jul

By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine In California, plaintiff Kerry O’Shea has brought suit against Ford Motor Company, alleging that the company built and sold vehicles that  “are defective…

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