Articles by G. Jerry Truglia

Don’t fear Asian vehicles! Since many companies already share parts and technology, you will notice that Asian vehicle are not that much different than domestic vehicles. Just like any other vehicle that comes into your shop with a problem, you need a game plan on how you’re going to address the problem.
Oil consumption complaints? Odds are your customers don’t even know they have one. You may not either unless you know the invisible signs!
A 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, equipped with a 5.7 L Hemi and with 112,962 miles on the odometer, came in with a concern of low power and performance.
The smaller the leak, the tougher the challenge
A 2013 Audi A4 came in with a complaint of low power along with an illuminated Check Engine light that we were asked to diagnose.
This article will describe some of my recent experiences with Asian vehicles, and what I did to diagnosis and repair them. Let’s start out with a 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5 DOHC turbo that came in with a complaint of low power.
Sometimes no matter how experienced you are, programming and reprogramming is not just plug and play. My intention in this article is to make you aware of some of the things that you need to know rather than wasting time
In this article, I will provide you with real-world shop mistakes that I and others have made. Some are costly in time or parts that both affect the shop’s bottom line; and, in other cases, costly in terms of one’s reputation.