Technicians

Red Line Synthetic Oil, a leading supplier of high-performance synthetic lubricants and additives, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019. Evolving from its roots in racing, the company now offers enthusiast and professional product lines, all while remaining true to...
MACS exhibit space for the 2019 Training Event and Trade Show, A/Ccess is sold out. The MACS 2019 Training Event and Trade Show will take place February 21-23 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif.

MACS Trade Show day is Friday, February 22 from 10am to 4...
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This article was contributed by Mark Lavelle Did you know that according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis, 22% of car crashes are brake-related? The truth is that many of these accidents are...
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I think that most technicians are comfortable using their scan tools when attempting to diagnose a customer's drivability concern. It's a tool we use on a daily basis to access stored DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes), look at Freeze Frame and history data and, of...
Technicians, automotive instructors, sales representatives, students, and industry professionals are invited to join ZF Aftermarket’s free technical training webinars to learn about a number of hot topics, ranging from the latest in automotive technology to tips and...
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At the turn of the 20th century the idea that automobiles, a new technology at the time, had to be powered by gasoline wasn’t a given. Inventors of these vehicles experimented with various ways in which cars could be powered including electricity, fossil fuels, steam...
Jimmy Brigance knows the value of ASE certification, and it is one he works to pass on to his students. Jimmy Brigance And it is a value he is now being recognized for. Instructor and Master Technician Brigance, of Stigler, Okla., was...
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We usually do our best and most efficient work on vehicles with which we’re familiar, but there are times when even the ones we know the best can smack us around – particularly if we make the wrong choices. But in the midst of troubleshooting and repair, we...
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Hybrid vehicles have been on our roads since the model year 2000 and are now developing problems just as non-hybrid vehicles do. In this article, we will cover a couple of hybrid vehicles that we've diagnosed and repaired. Let’s start with the first hybrid vehicle...
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High voltage hybrids have been out close to two decades. More recently, 48-volt micro hybrid electric vehicles have been introduced in Europe and will soon be spreading to American roadways starting with select 2019 Dodge, Jeep and Mercedes models...
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Your customers prefer to replace batteries as infrequently as possible. At the same time, they want their vehicle’s 150+ electrical devices to keep working — but standard batteries just aren’t keeping up. It’s time to introduce your customers to...
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A few months ago, General Motors (GM) donated a large high voltage (HV) Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery section from a 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV to our automotive department for training purposes. This battery section is just one of five sections inside the Chevrolet Bolt EV...
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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, or as they’re more commonly known – ADAS, is changing. What you knew how to repair two years ago is changing and growing in number of systems.  From Adaptive Cruise Control and back-up cameras/sensors to adaptive...
Didn’t make it to AAPEX? Missed the Facebook Live event broadcasting from the Mitchell 1 booth?  We have you covered! Click here and watch the video that can help you get ready for the “accident free car.” OK, maybe that vehicle specifically is a...
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Research at Auto Repair Compare (ARC) found the automotive aftermarket has experienced a cultural shift in the way people shop for automotive repair services, especially among millennials. As a result, the company developed the ARC Smart Quoter™, a user-friendly...

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