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04Apr

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training MACS has been tracking refrigerant use by vehicle manufacturers for quite some time and, as expected for the 2018 model year, we…

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08Aug

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor On August 8, 2017, a US District Court of Appeals reversed a 2015 EPA rule which removed R-134a from their SNAP list of acceptable…

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07Jul

Tata Motors Limited and MAHLE, one of the world’s 20 largest suppliers to the automotive industry, have signed a joint development agreement for designing and developing a Secondary Loop Mobile…

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05May

  MACS June ACTION Magazine is all about mobile A/C diagnostics! By Peter Orlando, MACS Contributor  Technicians need proper skills to work on today’s climate control systems. It is up…

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10Oct

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor If you’ve been waiting to see R-1234yf in something larger than a ½ ton pickup truck, you might not have to wait too much…

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07Jul

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor An old boss of mine used to have a saying that goes something like: I ain’t got time to be doing the same thing…

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07Jul

By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training Last year around this time the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Rule # 20, which was a Change of Status Rule…

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06Jun

By Ward Atkinson, MACS Technical Advisor It has been said that back in the days of R-12, A/C system engineers sometimes used “Band Aid” fixes to address A/C system issues….

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04Apr

By Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS President and Chief Operating Officer There’s no one better to talk to members of the service industry about R-1234yf than the folks at Fiat Chrysler…

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03Mar

  Many technicians have questions regarding the new refrigerant HFO-1234yf. The best way to answer your questions is to take the Section 609 certification test using the new program updated…

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