Installing tires used to be a physical and time-consuming task. But advancements in the service equipment used for this, and related “bread and butter” offerings make the work faster and easier than ever.
Starting in 2007, new diesel vehicles from Mercedes and others used Selective Catalytic Reduction technology to meet stringent diesel emissions standards. Read on for a comprehensive overview of effective diagnostic procedures.
In order to make repairs, technicians must be able to recognize vehicle materials in order to create a plan of repair, understand the tools and techniques needed for the repair, and provide the consumer an accurate cost and time estimate.
Many OEMs are still using the MAF (Mass Airflow) sensor as their primary means of measuring the air entering the engine. Knowing how it does its job makes it easier to know when it isn’t doing its job.
Line notes are imperative to proper documentation. Refer back to the photos, repair procedures and the instructions from your other sources to make sure you have a complete and thorough file of the repairs.
Even if you live in a part of the country where the difference between summer and winter is hardly noticeable, you can still use this time of year to market important maintenance services to your customer.
This volume includes a wealth of repair-related material, including proper roof-panel repairs for the 2018 F-150, HUD re-calibration for the 2017 Lincoln Continental, 2018 Expedition finish-panel repair, Ford and I-CAR's training workshops, a look inside the industry, and more.
Don’t fear Asian vehicles! Since many companies already share parts and technology, you will notice that Asian vehicle are not that much different than domestic vehicles. Just like any other vehicle that comes into your shop with a problem, you need a game plan on how you’re going to address the problem.
Although there are many similarities between heavy-duty truck and passenger autobody composite repair and bonding procedures, it’s important to understand that the scale of the repair is markedly different to ensure it’s done properly.
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