Chipola College Automotive instructor John Gardner has signed on as the host of a new television show, “Tech Garage,” presented by Advance Auto Parts and airing on Discovery’s Velocity Channel beginning in January 2015.
This problem vehicle was a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L V8 with a complaint of sometimes being hard to start. The retired owner of this Ford does not drive it much. In fact, this vehicle only had 25,000 miles on the clock.
There is a lot of ground to cover this month, so let’s jump in right away with a series of bullet points for a variety of transmissions. Chances are good that some issue I address this month will appear in your bays in the coming year, if it hasn’t already.
MOTOSHOP Technology Tools announced recently the addition of OE repair and diagnostics information for BMW models 1982-2012 and emissions data for all vehicle makes and models from 1996-2014 to MotoLOGIC Repair & Diagnostics, a Web-based tool for automotive technicians.
In this particular instance, a tech called to tell me they had a 2012 Mitsubishi that had an Antilock Braking System (ABS) light illuminated on the dash and they couldn’t seem to find the problem. I arrived at the shop thinking that the vehicle in question was a car, but it turned out to be a medium duty truck, 2012 Mitsubishi Fuso FE160!
Bosch debuted and demonstrated the first service drive inspection system with dealer management system (DMS) integration in North America at this year’s National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) expo.
Ford also had a similar procedure sheet for these engines when they had performance concerns, and the technicians had to fill them in for warranty as well. These sheets worked well to find concerns in a timely manner.
When MODIS Ultra users purchase the new Snap-on Software Upgrade 14.4, not only will they have the latest and most powerful diagnostic solutions at their fingertips, but they will also gain access to the SureTrack online resource
Mitchell 1 has updated its ProDemand repair, diagnostic and maintenance information program with ProView, a new troubleshooting tool to help service professionals relate diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) and symptoms to components.
When it comes to automatic transmission fluids, there is no one-size-fits-all-solution. Ford transmissions are designed for use in many different service environments and operating conditions, and each transmission has its own set of fluid requirements.
SHIFTMobility introduces ShopLite, a fully mobile solution geared for independent repair centers. ShopLite is a vertically integrated solution connecting inventory and price lists to repair centers enabling immediate response to car owner’s service needs.
Mitchell 1 announces its ProDemand repair, diagnostic and maintenance information program has been optimized specifically for tablet devices to give users greater ability to access repair information right at the vehicle.
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