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06Jun

July/August 2017 MACS ACTION Magazine It’s been said that cleanliness is next to godliness. This can also be considered gospel when servicing heavy duty (HD) and over-the-road (OTR) refrigeration. These…

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06Jun

Radiator leaks are nothing new, and some technicians may initially blame a faulty part, poor construction or shoddy workmanship during installation when a leaker shows up in their bay, particularly…

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04Apr

Once again, the MACS office is beginning to receive calls about bad, contaminated or mislabled refrigerant. Some folks in theU.S.are receiving offers to purchase refrigerants that contain hydrocarbons (HC), notably under the designations HC-12a or similar names. All of these are listed as “unacceptable for use” on the EPAs companion page to the SNAP list.

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08Aug

If you would like to download our glove box guide to Your Car’s Air Conditioning System click here for a downloadable pdf that you can print out and keep with your car’s owner’s manual. This glove box guide has tips for keeping you cool, helping the environment and for optimum A/C system performance.

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08Aug

Is this blog obsessed with cabin air filters?
No, we just want to show you what used mobile A/C and engine cooling parts look like.

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08Aug

Motor vehicle air conditioning systems can release refrigerant into the atmosphere in a number of ways.

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08Aug

  Whenever you hear the term refrigerant contamination the first thing you probably think of is mixed refrigerants. However, the most prevalent contaminant, particularly in recycled refrigerant, is air. What…

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08Aug

Have you ever lifted the hood of your car and noticed a label calling out specifications for your mobile A/C system? Did you ever wonder why it was there? Your car’s manufacturer put that label under the hood to provide necessary information for your service professional. Avoid removing this label from your car.

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08Aug

If your car’s A/C system is not cooling you off in a reasonable time frame to make you happy, take it to your service professional for an A/C check-up. Here’s what he or she will look at:

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08Aug

No one is particularly patient when it comes to passenger compartment cool down in hot weather. We’re all impatient in today’s society. We want it now! So, when the inside of our car is hot we are also cranky.

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