Join the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide, the industry leader in mobile A/C service training for an information-packed, three-part webinar series: MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices.
MACS has taken our industry-standard mobile A/C training seminar and broken it down into three core components:
How mobile A/C works
Testing and troubleshooting
Best Practice repair methods
Part 1: A/C components and operation
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4pm EDT
Just what exactly is air conditioning? How does it work? What key components are involved? What role does each of them play? Part one of the webinar will feature Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training, along with special guest Tim Iezzi, shop owner and lead technician at Iezzi’s Auto Service, an A/C specialty shop and MACS member located in Reading, PA. The webinar will cover:
What is air conditioning?
Components and Operation:
3/8″ Tube & Fin
How to determine restriction
Temp Testing / Thermocouple / Infrared
Receiver / Dryer
Tube & Fin Evaporator
Plate & Fin Parallel Flow
Ejector Cycle System Evaporator
Accumulator in operation
Testing OT system evaporator
Part 2: System troubleshooting and performance testing
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 4PM EDT
Learn the first thing to do when your customer says, “My A/C is blowing warm.” What tools and equipment do you need to quickly determine the cause of poor A/C performance? The webinar will be hosted by Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training, along with an expert guest. Learn how to verify and duplicate the customer’s concern:
Using a thermometer to measure outlet temp
Temperature / Pressure Drop relationship for diagnostics
High head pressures: diagnostic tips
Air flow issues
Fan clutch diagnosis
Humidity based performance testing
Part 3: Best practices repair methods
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 4PM EDT
Along with summer’s heat comes your customer’s desire to stay cool behind the wheel. How you go about performing repairs on their vehicle determines not only how successful the job will turn out, but also how happy your customer will be with your service and how likely they are to return to your shop. MACS Steve Schaeber along with a guest expert will discuss:
A/C Compressor replacement & diagnosis
What is the complete repair?
Reasons for compressor failure
Electronic leak detectors
UV Dye leak detection
The importance of accurate charging
Reasons for incorrect charge
How incorrect charge affects system performance
Proper equipment maintenance
Why do we evacuate A/C systems?
What happens when you leave refrigerant in a system?
Oil type, viscosity and amount
Filters & flushing
Clutch circuit voltage drop test
Registration is FREE for MACS members, but they must register. There is a $40 registration fee for non-members. Register now at www.macsw.org or contact the MACS office at 215-631-7020 to sign up today!