Articles by 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!
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If the complex systems of today's vehicles is a challenge for us, think what it means for your customer!
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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
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Batteries have an increasingly tough job to perform. Proper service and inspection are the key in making them last!
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Check the front cover and below the Motor Age headline you'll see "advancing the automotive service professional since 1899" — a mission we're taking to the next level in 2019!
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Congratulations to David Culp, of Robinson, Texas! He's the latest winner of our "ASE Question of the Month" random prize drawing. Our December issue features diagnostic tales and tribulations. So we tested your fundamental electrical troubleshooting skills! Technician A says that verifying power to a component is best done with a test light, inserting it into the end of the componen
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More and more techs are realizing the value of the digital storage oscilloscopes. If you haven't jumped on board yet, maybe these time-saving tests will convince you!
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In our November issue, two of our contributors point out that it is easy to misdiagnose a customer concern as a component failure when the real problem lies in the integrity of the electrical circuit feeding that component. You can read both stories by logging on to the November digital issue of Motor Age HERE. Most of these issues are in the connections themselves. Improper probing of connector t
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