Articles by Pete Meier

Electrical problems are often hidden from view, if not entirely invisible to our sight. We have to rely on our tools and our knowledge, often actively ignoring what our emotions may be telling us.
The Trainer
To be a great diagnostic technician, you have to be able to understand how things interact, and how one element of a system can impact another. These are all critical thinking skills and some are born with a greater abundance of these skills than others.
Pete Meier
Every technician has been there — deep in the diagnosis, tunnel vision sets in, and often memorable mistakes are made. But it's only a failure of you don't learn from the experience!
Pete Meier
Like the doctor you rely on to keep you healthy and safe, your customer relies on you to advise them on the state of health of their automobile. Here are a few thoughts on what you should be checking on each and every car you touch.
Pete Meier
I recently heard two men whom I respect very much jokingly refer to technicians who were using a new diagnostic method I’d never heard of before – Statistical Diagnostics. The term references what seems to be an increasingly common trend, and a great topic for this month’s Tech Corner!
Pete Meier
Becoming efficient, at least in my mind, is more about taking knowledge and applying it to a given situation. This may be system-specific, or it may be one of technique, or a combination of both.
Pete Meier
The last weekend in June marked the opening of the 2017 Tool Dealer Expo, hosted by ISN – the Integrated Supply Network — in Orlando, Fla.
Pete Meier
I look forward to the challenges our future is going to bring to us, and the inevitable evolution of the automobile and the redefinition of “personal transportation.” Let’s peer into the crystal ball together and see what the future may hold for all of us.
Pete Meier