Brian Sexton, Author at Shop Owner Magazine
There’s More To Subaru Than The Boxer

The distinctive boxer engine and a strong commitment to safety are a few of the things that set the automaker apart.

Understanding How Modern Engines Solve Turbo Lag

Yesterday’s turbo lag was eliminated thanks to years of development and a bit of clever engineering.

Performing a VVT Service Properly (VIDEO)

When servicing a VVT issue, take your time and follow the steps.
This video is sponsored by Standard.

Solving Mystery BMW Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Something as simple as checking the DTCs can go off the rails when the code isn’t translated properly by your scan tool.

Variable Valve Timing Benefits And Systems Overview (VIDEO)

What is variable valve timing and how does it affect the way the engine operates? This video is sponsored by Standard.

How Does Ethanol Affect A Fuel System?

Ethanol and E15 fuels are right for certain applications but not for all vehicles. Here’s what you need to know.

Getting In The Car When The Keys Won’t Work

What do you do if the keyless entry remote won’t unlock the doors or start your customer’s VW?

ADAS Overview And Common Failures

The newest innovation in driver safety is ADAS. This video is sponsored by Standard®.

ADAS Best Practices

ADAS keeps you safe by analyzing everything around you. This video is sponsored by Standard®.

Turbocharger Overview and Common Weak Points (VIDEO)

How does a turbocharger work? Let’s talk about it in simple terms. This video is sponsored by Standard Motor Products.

Best Practices for Turbo Services (VIDEO)

Turbo performance can only be impaired by mechanical damage or debris. Sponsored by Standard Motor Products.

Best Practices for GDI Service (Video)

Here are several tips, tricks, and best practices for GDI service. This video is sponsored by Standard Motor Products.