VIDEO: OBD II Dongles: What Your Customer Doesn’t Know Can Hurt Them
Jason Stahl discusses OBD II dongles, typically used by customers to diagnose their own vehicles, and how they can interfere with important communications channels in the vehicle’s systems. Sponsored by Standard.
VIDEO: Checking The Threading On Aluminum Knuckles
Andrew Markel discusses bearing installation on aluminum components, and why it is important to check the quality of the threads before installation. Sponsored by FAG, a Schaeffler brand.
VIDEO: Reading Edge Codes On Brake Pads
Andrew Markel discusses edge codes on brake pads, and how to read them to determine which pads are correct for your customer’s vehicle. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Checking For Bearing Cleanliness
In this Tech Minute, Andrew Markel discusses two important steps you may be missing when replacing a bearing. Sponsored by FAG, a Schaeffler brand.
VIDEO: Reading Tire Wear To Diagnose Suspension Issues
Andrew Markel discusses how certain tire wear patterns can tell you the condition of the shocks, struts and springs on a vehicle. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Cleaning Thread-Locking Compound From Fasteners
Andrew Markel discusses replacing fasteners on suspension and wheel hub components, and the importance of keeping the bolts clean upon re-installation. Sponsored by FAG, a Schaeffler brand.
VIDEO: What Is The TPMS Light Telling You?
Jason Stahl discusses the TPMS system, and what the light is telling you when it blinks, stays on, or turns off. Sponsored by Standard.
VIDEO: Air Ride And Sleep Mode
Jason Stahl discusses air ride, and how the vehicles that have it still perform even when the vehicle is turned off. Sponsored by Standard.
VIDEO: Can Electric Power Steering Smooth Out Road Crown?
Jason Stahl discusses electric power steering and how it senses driver activity in order to smooth the vehicle’s suspension movements on turns. Sponsored by Standard.
VIDEO: ABS Pressure Transducer Diagnosis
Jason Stahl discusses the function of pressure transducers, and how its failure can affect the ABS system, including the HCU. Sponsored by Standard.
VIDEO: Low Pedal Condition On High Performance Vehicles
Andrew Markel discusses high performance vehicles, and how a low pedal condition could come from bearing performance. Sponsored by BCA Bearings.
VIDEO: Common TPMS Relearn Mistakes
Jason Stahl goes over some common mistakes made during a TPMS relearn, and how to prevent them. Sponsored by Standard.