Technicians

Red Line Synthetic Oil, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance lubricants and additives, is known for its wide range of products. The company offers products for nearly every application possible and has recently expanded this line by offering its MT-85 75W85 GL-4...
TBC Corporation (TBC), one of the nation’s largest marketers of automotive services and replacement tires, is pleased to recognize 2019 ASE Technicians of the Year from NTB, Tire Kingdom, Midas and Big O Tires.
 
Every year the National Institute...
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During the initial diagnosis of this customer's concern, the original technician could hear compression leaking from the vehicle when the engine was running. At first, he suspected an injector seal to be leaking, creating a density misfire. A smoke machine was used in...
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I have had many conversations with both technicians and trainers about the issue of misfires caused by intake tract deposits on Gasoline Direct Injected engines and what causes the misfire. There are several schools of thought, from compression loss across the intake valve...
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A 2010 Mercedes Benz E350 4matic with 64K on the clock came in with a complaint of the right front headlight and blinker not working. We informed the Benz owner that it can be as simple as replacing the light bulb or clearing codes and in some cases, a module that controls...
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Growing up as a teenager in the ’70s, I learned that my parents were not in a position to buy me a new car and I quickly conditioned myself to work hard for something I wanted and went on a mission to cut many lawns, deliver newspapers, provide grocery valet service...
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We have discussed how electron current flows through the ground circuit and how to measure ground electron current. We discussed a few points about the DMM and the importance of grounding the DMM at 0.00 V when measuring ground side...
Technicians never can have enough support.  From the right tools to the right parts and the training and knowledge to fix today’s issues, there are all kinds of backing they need. Now there is a chance for techs to get what they need or owners to provide...
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Are you superstitious? I must admit that I am, just a little bit. What harm does it do to toss a pinch of salt over your shoulder after you knock the salt shaker over on the table? However, if you “knock on wood” to ward off evil spirits and something never...
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A nominal amount of battery drain is present on every vehicle in the road once the vehicle is switched off and had enough time for its various modules to complete their “go to sleep” processes. The KAM (Keep Alive Memory) current draw for individual ECUs is...
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Even though the cooling system has a year 'round job to do, it seems that we pay a little more attention to it when the leaves start to turn color and the temperature starts to drop. Not that that has anything to do with the cooling system's role in dispersing...
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There are over 8 million trucks and SUVs produced each year in North America. If 50 percent of those vehicles are four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive, a total of 12 million axle assemblies are needed to supply those vehicles. Twelve million axles per year equal 32,876 per...
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A technician from Zimbabwe epitomizes what it means to be committed to your profession. His story is so motivating I asked him to share it, in his own words, with all of you. My name is Taurayi Raymond Sewera. I grew up in a family of four boys and one girl living in the...
TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is adding eight new sizes to its agricultural tire line, Harvest King Field Pro I-1 Implement, and two sizes to the skid steer line-up, Power King Rim Guard HD+.
 
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I have an embarrassing admission to make; up until a few years ago, I thought I knew all there was to know about diagnosing and replacing universal joints (u-joint), I was very wrong. I had been mentored by older technicians 40 years ago when I was the young impressionable...

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