• The automotive industry began phasing out lead wheel balance weights in 2003. Progress toward eliminating them completely has been uneven, but there is progress, and you should be seeing changes in your shop already.
  • Removing a transmission on a late-model vehicle can often involve removing an entire subframe and steering rack, and using an array of special holding and lifting tools. It's a huge endeavor, so checking carefully to see if there are other possible c
  • A large number of vehicles on the road today still use some form of the first power steering systems. While a gear reduction or other design of simpple gear box was used early to aid in steering assist, the first real power steering systems used some
  • Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) have been around for more than 20 years, and Uncle Sam says that by 2012 all new cars and trucks will have mandated stability control. Scanners, oscilloscopes and digital volt-ohmmeters are now everyday diagnostic tool
  • A vehicle's clutch is a component that doesn't get a whole lot of attention until it isn't working properly. In that respect, clutch maintenance often is forgotten about just like any other vehicle maintenance. However, when a clutch malfunctions, it