Have you ever noticed many European cars and SUVs no longer have coolant replacement intervals listed in the service information? This could be due to cooling systems requiring service or component replacement prior to that interval. It could be hoses, plastic couplings or water pumps. Your shop has options. Some replacement parts can be better than the original parts. These parts can create a win/win situation for your shop and customers when dealing with today’s vehicle’s complexity and longevity.
These solutions can simplify a repair and protect against future failures. In a 45-minute webinar sponsored by CRP Automotive, the company that brings you Rein Automotive, we will cover six common cooling system repairs on BMW, Audi and VW vehicles. These repair solutions will cover more than six-million vehicles on the road today.
Wheel bearings are an essential component of the chassis system. As a technician, you need to know about how a wheel bearing works and the different designs of wheel bearings. You should also know about seals -- including how to choose the right seal, and understanding why seals fail. In this free 30-minute training webinar, ASE-certified technician Roger Gillette will educate you and your team on bearing clearance and bearing play is, the benefits of an orbitally formed shoulder, choosing the right seal for an application, and much more.
This free 30-minute training webinar will focus on the core causes of false ABS activation complaints -- and how to diagnose these problems. ASE-certified technician Andrew Markel will cover two false activation complaint case studies, and he will give you best practices on the diagnostic process, from the test drive to confirmation of the repair.
As hybrid vehicles have grown in popularity, and vehicles from the early 2000s are now of an age where repairs are necessary, there is a profitable opportunity for independent repair shops to service these vehicles – in particular, the battery. This 30-minute training will demonstrate how easy it is to service hybrid batteries, as long as the right procedures and tools are used.
Online shopping has changed the way that consumers behave. Convenience now tops the list of consumer expectations and businesses that aren’t catering to these expectations will be passed over for those that do. In this webinar, we will discuss how your business can compete in today’s convenience economy and meet the expectations that consumers now have.
Replacing TPMS service kits every time a tire is removed from the rim is a recommended best practice. During this 30-minute educational webinar, we will explain how valve stems have evolved over the years with the addition of TPMS. In the second half of this webinar, we will explain how to significantly increase sales with consistent service kit replacement.
This 30-minute webinar will be led by ASE-certified technician Roger Gillette. He will be explaining how Overrunning Alternator Pulley (OAP) and Thermal Management Module (TMM) operate and how to diagnose them when they fail. You’ll learn about the dramatic growth in vehicles using these components, and why it’s so important to become familiar with these systems.
Shops that are winning are providing consumers with a number of different options to connect and drive them to the physical location, including text, web chat, email, phone, and others. Over the course of this webinar, we will discuss the typical customer journey and show you how an omni-channel strategy can improve the experience and drive more business.
The thermostat on an engine controls more than just the temperature of the coolant. A thermostat can control emissions, cool the air intake temperatures and even reduce engine bearing wear. In this webinar, we will cover how a thermostat operates, symptoms of a malfunctioning thermostat, why thermostats fail, and more.
Online reviews are the new word of mouth. They play a significant role in how consumers ultimately find and choose your shop. In this webinar, we will cover how online reviews improve discovery by boosting your local SEO ranking, driving traffic to your storefront, and influencing purchase decisions.
During this 30-minute educational webinar, Schrader’s Senior Technical Trainer and Certified TIA Advanced Instructor, W Rippetoe, will help you tackle difficult TPMS relearns for specific vehicles. W will briefly cover the basics of a TPMS relearn, then dive into five specific vehicle relearns that have unique processes. During registration, you will have the opportunity to provide any specific vehicle relearn procedures that you would like to learn about during this webinar.