Automotive technicians all have their own individual style and approach to diagnostics and education. But most techs will tell you that if they understand how the system is supposed to work and the components involved, the diagnostic repair journey is usually easier. Automotive technology is constantly changing, it never seems to stop, but keeping up with this constant change is a demanding task.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. reports Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper will be returning to the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) for an Aftermarket Jackpot Convention – High Stakes Edition – in 2022.
According to the latest data from automotive industry research firm IMR Inc., 91% of independent auto service facilities have reported a drop in revenue this year, driven by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Innova Electronics Corp. has introduced its Innova 5420 Power Check powered circuit tester, which lets users quickly and safely test and apply power/ground to switches, relays, fans and electrical circuits.
The Auto Care Association today announced a new event, Auto Care Connect, “which will serve as a unique, annual event for association members, spanning the full spectrum of the auto care industry,” according to association officials.
LeakFinder Universal AC Dye (LF1001) works with all automotive air conditioning systems containing R-134a, R-1234yf, or other widely used refrigerants, and will not affect system lubricant properties or change how the equipment works.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. ET entitled “Thermal Imaging Applications in a Transportation Environment.”
BendPak Inc. has spent six months designing, engineering and producing an improved MaxJax portable two-post lift. The M6K can be used in areas with 8-foot ceilings, and it can be put away at the end of the day when the work is done.
Fall has arrived. The change of seasons means a change to business for many shop owners. This also is the time when many start thinking ahead strategically for the next year. One question that always seems to be top of mind with shop owners is what to do with your labor rate.
The new Mastertech II vehicle communication interface (VCI) from Bosch is fully validated to operate with General Motors, Ford, FCA, Nissan/Infinity, Honda/Acura and Toyota/Lexus reprogramming applications.
The Bosch Group has released three additional OTC service hoist stands to add to its portfolio, the 1,500-pound capacity auxiliary stands UH15 and UH15FP with foot pedal, and the UH20 supplementary stand.