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Fuel Trims And AFR Sensors

Fuel trims are a difficult topic to cover in a matter of a few pages. But this summer, an old friend and former teaching partner arrived at our local car show with the check engine light illuminated on his 2004 Holden Monaro, which was imported from...

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Preventive Maintenance Profits: Preferred Automotive, Jenkintown, PA

With the summer months heating up and cross-country road trips beginning, many people want to make sure their vehicles are prepped for the long haul. For the first-ever July edition of Maintenance Chronicles, we will focus on Preferred Automotive Specialists,...

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Toyota Charging System Diagnostics

According to my experience, I estimate that replacing the alternator solves 95% of all charging system failures. If that’s true, what happens in the remaining 5% of charging system failures that results in customer comebacks? To explore charging system...

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The Humble Mechanic Answers Your Questions

Charles is taking your automotive questions. If you have a question about a car, car repair, DIYs on your car, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, or anything car related, ask it up. If you have a car question for a show like this, email him [email protected]...

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The Ins And Outs Of Sanders

Sanders are required tools in today’s collision repair shop. Body techs and painters rely upon them every day to achieve that perfect finish on your customers’ vehicles. Whether you’re prepping a panel for paint or removing imperfections before...

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Are You Regularly Maintaining Your Equipment?

Technicians who are idling because the welder won’t feed wire, the hydraulic ram won’t pull chains, the booth heater won’t heat or the air compressor won’t compress enough air is a costly mistake, as labor time is the most expensive thing in any...

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Engineered Accessory Drive Serpentine Belt Replacement

You might not be able to see it, but an accessory drive belt is always both speeding up and slowing down. When a piston accelerates downward after the ignition of the fuel and air, the crankshaft speeds up and then slows down as it reaches the bottom...

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Preventive Maintenance Profits: Preferred Automotive, Jenkintown, PA

With the summer months heating up and cross-country road trips beginning, many people want to make sure their vehicles are prepped for the long haul. For the first-ever July edition of Maintenance Chronicles, we will focus on Preferred Automotive Specialists,...

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GM HVAC Door Actuator Motors: Operation And Calibration

GM Electrically Driven Actuator Motors Long gone are the cables and rods jutting out of the firewall to operate the heater control valve or a vacuum unit pulling a blend door open. These days, it’s electrically driven actuator motors (modules) accomplishing...

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The I12PRO has three-stage arms equipped with low-profile 4.75" rubber-pad swivel adapters. Combined with the standard adapter extensions (1.75", 3.5" and 5"), the arms can reach the recommended pickup points of most cars, light trucks and vans.Read More
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December 1,2016
Autologic Diagnostics, a provider of a fully integrated cloud-connected vehicle diagnostic support solution, announced it has entered into a licensing...Read More

From UnderhoodService
November 30,2016
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) announced the grand-prize winner of its TechSmart “Show Us Your Shop” Contest: George Robinson of Smith’s...Read More

November 30,2016
The Garage Gurus scholarship program continues the company's investment in current and future automotive technicians.Read More

November 28,2016
Andrew Markel explains the main things to watch out for when installing or repairing aluminum calipers.Read More

From UnderhoodService
November 28,2016
ACDelco is expanding its selection of High Reserve Capacity (HR) batteries designed for challenging applications where higher reserve capacity (RC) is...Read More

November 28,2016
Big rims or tires can look good and give a vehicle a unique appearance. But it’s what you can’t see that can become really ugly, especially if the alignment and suspension angles have become altered in the installation process.Read More

From UnderhoodService
November 28,2016
Diagnostic Assistance from Auto Workshop Supplies is a great tool to help you fix the simple to the more comprehensive diagnostic problems that, as...Read More

November 28,2016
Monster delivers the new 3/8" angle impact wrench (MST7015), offering technicians speed and durability. To make sure it can get just about any job done, Monster maxed it out with a 160 ft.-lb. of torque at 7,000 rpm, said the company.Read More

November 28,2016
Actron offers its CP7840 Brake Bleed Kit for North America. The tool is designed to assist in completing various brake jobs that require a full system bleed, such as replacing a brake caliper, wheel cylinder, brake hose or line, or master cylinder.Read More

November 27,2016
Looking at the big picture of the measurements, vehicle and driver together is the only way to solve a customer complaint when it comes to brakes. Having the knowledge of what is happening between the rotor, pad and caliper is also key.Read More

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