Technician Articles

Webinar: Heavy-duty truck wheel inspection

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Feb. 26 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Heavy-Duty Truck Wheel End Inspection, Service and Installation.” This webinar, presented by Roger Maye of...

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Valvoline announces 2nd Annual Mechanics’ Month

Valvoline Canada Corp. — an international subsidiary of Valvoline Inc. , a U.S.-based, leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services – has announced the March launch of the brand’s 2nd Annual Mechanics’ Month. This 31-day campaign...

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Dorman introduces master window switch assemblies

Dorman is introducing several newly manufactured master window switch assemblies for millions of aging Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC SUVs and pickup trucks. Part numbers include 901-075, 920-020, 920-023, 920-024. Each of these switches features Dorman-developed...

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Outrun the Roadrunner with this MAHLE Coyote piston kit

Mustang and F-150 racers and enthusiasts can now indulge in their quest for more power with the introduction of MAHLE Motorsport’s Ford 5.0L modular 4-valve Coyote/Voodoo PowerPak Plus Piston Kit. Manufactured to be a complete drop-in assembly piston kit for either...

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Free Webinar: Stop-Start theory, operation and diagnostics

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Feb. 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Stop-Start System Technologies – Theory, Operation and Diagnostics.” The 3.6L V6 for the Cadillac ATS, CTS,...

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Webinar: Diagnostic Case Studies

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Feb. 5 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Diagnostic Case Studies.” John Thornton, a mobile diagnostician and technical trainer from Autotrain in the...

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Stop the squint with Milwaukee impact socket lineup

For any technician who has held up a worn socket to get the light to hit it "just right" or tried to rub some dirty grease into it to see if it's the right size, Milwaukee Tool's SHOCKWAVE IMPACT DUTY 6 Point Socket Lineup will be a welcome relief. The SHOCKWAVE...

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Webinar: Basic transmission hydraulics

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Jan. 29 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Basic Transmission Hydraulics.” Mechanics, hydraulics and electronic controls are all merged into the modern...

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EVAP P0442: Know your circuit design

EVAP P0442: Know your circuit design

By Dean Law We have this 1998 Chevy, 1500 Silverado K body with the check-engine light on. These systems are a little bit older, but they're also a little bit easier to understand. Dean Law is owner of Law's Automotive in Portage La Prairie, Man., and a regular...

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