Articles by Pete Meier

Every month, Federated Auto Parts hosts our "ASE Question of the Month". Those who take the single question quiz are eligible to register for a random drawing - whether they answered the question correctly or not - for a custom collectible diecast they can display at home or office! Our April winner is Valeria Ison, from Mayking, Kentucky's Autoclinic. Will you be the next winner?
Pete Meier
While A/C system service is fundamentally unchanged, changes in technologies and system designs require you pay more attention to the details.
Pete Meier
Congratulations to Jeff Louis from Sayre, Oklahoma. He's the March winner of our monthly ASE Question of the Month prize drawing! Sponsored by Federated Auto Parts, anyone who tries out the latest question - get it right or wrong - has the option to also register for the random drawing. One lucky individual receives a collectible Federated diecast for display at home or at the shop! Want to be
Pete Meier
Most cars don't require valve adjustment but some do and including that operation in your offering would meet the definition of making a "general adjustment," wouldn't it?
Pete Meier
You, too, can be a winner. Simply try our March Question of the Month and then follow the prompts to enter. Good luck!
Pete Meier
If the complex systems of today's vehicles is a challenge for us, think what it means for your customer!
Pete Meier
Our January issue was all about hybrid and EV technology. By some accounts, these vehicles will make up nearly 50% of the vehicle "fleet" by the year 2030. Are you ready and able to service these customers? We wanted to see by testing your knowledge of safety practices you should follow when working near or on high voltage systems. We asked: All of the following are essential safety step
Pete Meier
Batteries have an increasingly tough job to perform. Proper service and inspection are the key in making them last!
Pete Meier