During NACE Automechanika 2017 Eric Ziegler in his class, “Essential Diagnostics - The Steps You Need To Take In Tackling Every Drivability and Electrical Concern,” outlined his thoughts on what makes a good diagnostic process – a process that can be applied to any troubleshooting challenge you face.
What were once two separate events — Automechanika Chicago and NACE — joined forces last year to bring both the collision and mechanical segments of the industry a trade show and training event with more impact, education and takeaways than either could provide on their own.
This article will describe some of my recent experiences with Asian vehicles, and what I did to diagnosis and repair them. Let’s start out with a 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5 DOHC turbo that came in with a complaint of low power.
Through a recently expanded partnership with 3M Auto, Chip Foose has provided his favorite tips and tricks for how to use 3M’s automotive tapes, abrasives, body filler and Bondo branded products in order to achieve the highest quality results.
There are so many electronic parts that are installed by a body or repair technician without any thought to what these parts actually do. It is no longer a quick install of an electrical component that you believe is an easy plug-and-play operation.
Sometimes no matter how experienced you are, programming and reprogramming is not just plug and play. My intention in this article is to make you aware of some of the things that you need to know rather than wasting time
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