Andrew Markel, Author at Shop Owner Magazine
Why You Should Replace The Thermostat

It is always best practice to replace the thermostat on a vehicle after it has overheated. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Tensioner Tech Assist

The Lift and Pin is designed to simplify tensioner replacement and belt installation.

AI Hallucinations

What does artificial intelligence think your team and your services look like?

Understanding Stretch Shrink Belts

Stretch belts need shrinkage. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Timeless Quotes To Teach & Inspire

We hear plenty of opinions in the aftermarket – some of them are worth listening to.

Engine Panel Diagnostics

Why are there engine panels? This video comes from Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Identifying Brake Issues With Brake Dust

Brake dust can indicate what could be wrong. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

EV Charging Challenges

Charging will get better as technology improves and drivers change their behaviors.

Solid Axle Bearing Restoration

Learn about Inspecting solid axle wheel bearings. Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

Understanding Winter HVAC Complaints

Knowing the cause of the complaint might require looking at several components.

Solving Ride Complaints With Alignment Diagnostics

The source of the complaint can be the angles, electronics or tires.

Why ECU Reflashing Needs Certain Power Levels

A reflash power supply is not designed to jumpstart the vehicle.