Marine Air Conditioning System Maintenance
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    A/C System Ices Up

    July 16, 2010

    I notice from the Google searches…That A/C System Icing is a search done often.. Though there can be many reasons for system icing…There are a few that the DIY boater can rule out before calling the service guy ( I can discuss other reasons in the forum but here are a few of the basic answers) Direct Expansion […]

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    Free Marine A/C & Refrigeration Troubleshooting

    March 24, 2010

    Greetings All… This is just a note to confirm that I offer FREE Troubleshooting help for your Marine A/C & Refrigeration issues…But I ONLY do this in the FORUM section…If you can’t take the time to register & ask in the FORUM…I usually won’t respond…(this section is not setup for dialog/discussion…it’s only setup for comments) My only request […]

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    Marine A/C Cabin Controls

    February 22, 2010

    Since they are not like home A/C controls…Sometimes marine A/C controls are misunderstood…Hope this can clear up some misconceptions…

    They do provide the same function as in home systems as they are designed to keep the temperature in the cabin/room at a selected temp within a few degrees…

    But different than Home…They can (and most do nowadays) offer more/different features than we use at home depending on the type of marine control that is installed…We can cover some of those features here but first we need to define which type of control is installed…Although there have been and are many types and models of controls with several variations…

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    AC Filters, Coils & Pump Systems Maintenance & Checkup

    January 6, 2010

    If you can get a good look at the aluminum fins…Check to see that they are not also clogged…If they are…That’s another story, and it’s probably time to call you’re A/C guy to clean them because he has access to cleaning solutions that work real well for this…and also likely has the equipment to do the job right…With less mess…

  • To 2010 Boat/Yacht A/C Owners

    January 5, 2010

    Hello All…A New Year again…Hopefully yours was good…. I started this site last year to “put my feelers out”  about what owners and captains may want to learn and share about marine  a/c. The support has been more than I ever expected… So… My New Year resolution to you is expand the site we created…Because of your feedback I am […]

  • Backflush A/C ? & Marine Growth

    August 24, 2009

    Copy of recent e-mail to Marine… Hi Steve, love your web site – lots of great info. ! Our company does a lot of yacht maintenance / mechanical preventive maintenance type stuff here in Wilmington, N.C. – my question is, do you have an opinion concerning back flushing the sea water lines on marine […]

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    New “Forum” Section

    March 13, 2009

    Thanks to my webmaster brother Capt Scott…We now have a forum section…Whoo Hoo !!! Everyone can access it, but registration is required to post…I don’t share that info…You can find the link at the top of any of Marine’s pages…Just click on “Forum”…Or you can click on this We are slowly growing, and I seem to notice from the searches what folks do […]