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Normal vs. Severe Service Selecting the Proper Lube Service Interval

Normal vs. Severe Service Selecting the Proper Lube Service Interval

February 28, 2023

Scheduled vehicle maintenance makes good business sense, especially when compared to costly engine repairs or an engine replacement. Many vehicle owners unknowingly select a service interval that is not healthy for the engine or recommended by the vehicle manufacturer. Most vehicle manufacturers offer two service schedules…Normal and Severe Service. These options have created much controversy […]

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DIAGNOSING PERFORMANCE COMPLAINTS: The Process Can Be a Challenging Event

DIAGNOSING PERFORMANCE COMPLAINTS: The Process Can Be a Challenging Event

February 16, 2023

Troubleshooting today’s technology can be challenging for even the most experienced technician. Making an accurate diagnosis, rather than throwing a lot of expensive parts and labor at the symptom can be a challenge. How would your shop handle the following customer complaints? a) Crank but no-start b) Hard starts c) Long crank time d) Misfire […]

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New Technology Poses New Challenges: Today’s Technicians Must Be on Their Best Game

New Technology Poses New Challenges: Today’s Technicians Must Be on Their Best Game

February 3, 2023

When I started my career as a technician, performance-related diagnostics were not that challenging when compared to today’s technology. Most symptoms could be isolated to a fuel or ignition-related problem with a simple road test. Diagnostic equipment was limited to some basic tools such as a timing light, rpm/dwell meter, compression gauge, vacuum gauge, volt/ohm meter, […]

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