A shop’s reputation is affected by things like accuracy of diagnosis, quality of the repair, and friendly service. Equally as important is the quality of the parts installed. If the shop does everything right, and the part fails, the customer will ultimately be upset with the shop. When a new part fails, the customer is
The blower motor pushes air through the vents – the resistor controls the motor’s speed. Sponsored by Standard.
The Check Engine Light (CEL) is arguably one of the most effective yet underappreciated advancements in reducing vehicle emissions. Following the introduction of On-Board Diagnostics II (OBD II), the CEL is illuminated continuously if an on-board system monitor has failed a specified number of times and is negatively affecting emissions. If a catalyst-damaging event, such
OE coils are known for their high failure rates. Engine misfires, rough idle, a decrease in power under acceleration, poor fuel economy, and a check engine light are all signs of an ignition coil that has failed. Read along for more technical information on how to diagnose a failed coil, and why the original equipment
How does the vehicle know when to release the brakes? You guessed it. Active ABS speed sensors. Sponsored by Standard.
High-quality parts and trusted brands are at the top of every technician’s list. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.
What’s in the box is critical to a successful repair. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.
Your customers view you as the expert and are there, because they trust you. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.
ABS Unwrapped Anti-lock Braking Systems are intended to do exactly as the name portrays – prevent a vehicle’s wheels from locking up during a braking event. If any of the wheels lock up, the driver has less control of the vehicle and is more prone to an accident. By releasing some brake pressure to the
Variable Valve Timing Overview In an effort to increase fuel efficiency and elevate performance across today’s vehicles, nearly every manufacturer has equipped new vehicles with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) technology, also known as Variable Cam Timing (VCT). The primary components in a VVT systems are control solenoids and sprockets. These parts, in conjunction with other
When servicing a VVT issue, take your time and follow the steps.
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What is variable valve timing and how does it affect the way the engine operates? This video is sponsored by Standard.