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Deere allows farmers to repair their own equipment

January 22, 2023

by Steve Schaeber, MACS technical editor After years of debate, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed by the world’s largest farm machinery manufacturer. On January 8, 2023, Deere...
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Follow up on the 12/30/22 EPA virtual public hearing

January 12, 2023

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Let me start off by saying Happy New Year! to everyone, and here’s to a great 2023! Since many of you were on holiday...
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A Memorable Tech Call

January 4, 2023

by Richard Hawkins Happy New Year to everyone. Hope you all had a good holiday season. We will begin the year on something of a light note. I am sometimes...
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Interior Heating Evolution

November 1, 2022

In the last 120 years, automotive passenger heating has evolved dramatically from open carriage-type automobiles with little occupant protection from the elements to complex electric vehicle (EV) heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
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North American Vehicle and Consumer Trends

October 28, 2022

A look at the latest population trends for light vehicles in North America. Presenters will provide insight on replacement rates for popular A/C products and talk about the changing trends in engine size, vehicle segments, electrification, and more.
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Staying RRR current

October 25, 2022

The refrigerant checked out fine. No contamination with other refrigerants and no air contamination.  Their machine pulled 30 ounces out of that system.
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The Changing Serpentine Belt Drive World

October 20, 2022

Serpentine belt system diagnostics are important. How do we know if the belt, tensioner, or idlers are failing?  What are the consequences to the accessories in the system if the belt, tensioner, and idlers are past their useful life span? Plus, where is technology taking us in the serpentine belt drive world? Learn the answers to these questions in this session.
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Airsept to display at MACS

October 17, 2022

Airsept to display at MACS Training Event and Trade Show. MACS training event will take place February 2-4, 2023, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Located in Atlanta, GA, Airsept has been an active member of MACS since 1997.
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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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The ambient temperature differences

October 11, 2022

That hose is easy to get to, so I whipped it off of there and had the new one on probably in less than 3 minutes.  The owner was standing there watching and thought I was finished when I tightened up the second connection. He said he was going to go up and pay and would be back to get the car and hit the road.
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Motor Age Training returns as an exhibitor

October 7, 2022

Motor Age Training returns as an exhibitor to MACS Training Event and Trade Show . A long-time member and supporter of MACS, they are also a Silver Sponsor of the training event. Register now! The MACS Training Event will take place February 2-4, 2023, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.
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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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