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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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December 5,2016
The catalog can be downloaded to a computer, iPad or tablet. It offers accessories for Snap-on diagnostic platform families including VERUS, VERDICT, MODIS, SOLUS, Vantage and ETHOS.Read More

December 5,2016
Andrew Markel shows the impact of the change in common tire sizes and its effect on bushing maintenance.Read More

December 5,2016
Two applications, Accounting Link from The Back Office and 1st Mile powered by Merchant Partners, have been integrated with Manager SE as optional tools to give auto repair shop owners additional ways to streamline their business operations.Read More

December 5,2016
Updates to Hunter Engineering Company's TC3700 tire changer enhance ease-of-use with a new bead roller positioning system, says the company. Read More

From Import Car
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

December 1,2016
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

December 1,2016
Thirty-four different companies from both the OEM and aftermarket segments sponsored the individual technician recognition awards in the Auto, Truck, Collision and Parts categories, along with awards for automotive instructors.Read More

November 30,2016
Through the Rancho partnership, participants in Jeep Jamboree events will be eligible for several Rancho product giveaways and contests, and will have a chance to experience Rancho products firsthand on designated Jeep Jamboree routes and learn more about event-specific Rancho offers.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
During the past 20 years, steering feel is one of the most researched and engineered aspects of any vehicle. To get the feel just right, OEMs are using a combination of old and new technologies that can also help to make the engine more efficient.Read More

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