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Woman's Tough Road Leads To Ownership Of Triangle Tires

Women auto shop owners aren’t rare anymore, but the story of Gina Paschall, owner of Triangle Tires in North Carolina, is definitely unique. According to The News & Observer in Raleigh, NC, Paschall, now 51, became a ward of the state at 5 years...

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Google Your Shop - What Do You See?

Go and enter the name of your shop at Google.com. Try putting quote marks around the name of your shop, like “Main Street Auto Care.” Now try entering the city where you are located with the name of your shop. What did you find? Your shop’s website?...

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Tennessee Shop Offers Discounts To Customers In Need

Price is often the biggest sticking point in an auto repair job. Some customers just have no feel for what certain services or parts cost, others have perhaps been treated poorly in the past (or are cheap), and some just flat out do not have the money....

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Hyundai: P0715 Code Leads to Replaced Transmission Speed Sensor

Complaint The customer states the check engine light is on. Cause Connected a scan tool and found codes P0715 — Input/Turbine Speed Sensor “A” Circuit. At idle, allowed the vehicle to reach operating temperature, checked the transmission fluid...

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Vehicle Unit Increase; Import-Rich VIO Are A Boon for Import Specialists

Need a dose of good news for your business? Then hear this: The influx of new vehicles in the market will lay the foundation for bountiful aftermarket service and repair opportunities. And, with import vehicle sales continuing an ­upward climb, there...

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Honda: Engine Shuts Off, But Power Mode Stays In ‘On’ or ‘Accessory’

Applies To: Honda Insight models with one-push start Customers might complain that when they shift into park and shut off the engine, that the power mode stays in On or Accessory. Honda says the culprit could be a misadjusted shift cable. If the...

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Brake Job: 2010 Ford Fiesta

What’s so significant about the 2010-current Ford Fiesta brakes? First, the Ford Fiesta is one of the first sub-compacts on the market with the “Full Monty” of ABS/ESC/EBC/TC to come as standard. 2014-current models even have torque vectoring. Second,...

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10 Alignment Tips to Help You See Past The Angles

1. Talk to the driver. Always ask questions at the time the vehicle is written up. Find out why customers think they need an alignment. 2. Take notes. Nothing is worse than a repair order that just says “perform alignment” or “needs alignment.”...

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What to Know About Modern Air Ride Systems

GM, Ford, BMW and just about every other manufacturer has a 10-year-old vehicle on the road with an air ride suspension at the rear or at all four corners. These systems could be as exotic as a Land Rover Defender or as common as a Ford Explorer....

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Modern Fuel Control Diagnostics: Sorting Through the Datastream

When confronted with a fuel control problem on a modern vehicle, contributing writer Gary Goms normally uses short- and long-term fuel trims to determine if the problem is caused by one of many failures such as a vacuum leak or a leaking fuel pressure...

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Hunter Releases New Technical and Training-Specific Channel on YouTube

Hunter Engineering Company has launched a new technical and training channel on YouTube, called the Hunter Learning Channel. The Hunter Learning Channel features extensive training video playlists for every product category manufactured by Hunter....

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Ingersoll Rand Becomes ‘Official Power Tools of NASCAR’

NASCAR and Ingersoll Rand have announced a multi-year partnership designating Ingersoll Rand as the “Official Power Tools of NASCAR.” The multi-faceted agreement also designates Ingersoll Rand as an Official Partner of the International Motorsports...

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Transmission Filter service tips

Fluid evacuation systems in the automatic transmission service industry are commonly being used in lieu of traditional transmission service methods. The use of this...Read More

 

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Co-owners of Madisonville Tire & Retreading, Dan Robinson and Duane Burns, are the third grand-prize winners of a pickup truck of their choice...Read More

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WORLDPAC Canada recently expanded operations with the move of its Toronto-area distribution center to a new 110,000-square-foot facility, making it the...Read More

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DENSO is investing approximately $85 million to expand production of its gasoline direct injection (GDI) capability at DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee...Read More

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Complaint The customer states the check engine light is on. Cause Connected a scan tool and found codes P0715 — Input/Turbine Speed Sensor “A”...Read More

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MAHLE Service Solutions showcases its new interactive touch screen displays and new A/C units for processing R1234yf and R134a refrigerants at the 2015...Read More

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The Equipment and Tool Institute is starting off 2015 strongly with a record high membership statistic of 100 Members comprised of 88 Full Members...Read More

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The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the final report of the multi-year Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study (ACES)...Read More

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WIX Filters introduced 334 new parts in 2014, with more than half of the new numbers serving the light- and heavy-duty premium segments. This...Read More

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After a year as primary sponsor for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s PRO 2WD truck, GUNK will expand its motorsports partnerships to include TORC: The Off...Read More

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Redline Detection, a provider of OEM-approved automotive diagnostic leak detection equipment, recently unveiled the HD PowerSmoke for heavy-duty trucks,...Read More
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Bosch Offers Copper-Free Brake Pads Ahead Of 2025 Requirement

In response to legislation requiring the reduction of copper in brake friction formulations, Bosch has announced that it now offers copper-free material in its premium-grade QuietCast and other braking...More

Third Winner Announced In The Alliance's 'Big Game Tailgate Party' Sweepstakes

Co-owners of Madisonville Tire & Retreading, Dan Robinson and Duane Burns, are the third grand-prize winners of a pickup truck of their choice in the Alliance’s “Big Game Tailgate Party”...More

Hyundai: P0715 Code Leads to Replaced Transmission Speed Sensor

Complaint The customer states the check engine light is on. Cause Connected a scan tool and found codes P0715 — Input/Turbine Speed Sensor “A” Circuit. At idle, allowed the vehicle to reach...More

Vehicle Unit Increase; Import-Rich VIO Are A Boon for Import Specialists

Need a dose of good news for your business? Then hear this: The influx of new vehicles in the market will lay the foundation for bountiful aftermarket service and repair opportunities. And, with import...More

Brake Job: 2010 Ford Fiesta

What’s so significant about the 2010-current Ford Fiesta brakes? First, the Ford Fiesta is one of the first sub-compacts on the market with the “Full Monty” of ABS/ESC/EBC/TC to come as standard....More

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1. Talk to the driver. Always ask questions at the time the vehicle is written up. Find out why customers think they need an alignment. 2. Take notes. Nothing is worse than a repair order that just...More

MAHLE Service Solutions Will Introduce New Touch Screen Displays 
And A/C Machines At MACS 2015 In Orlando

MAHLE Service Solutions showcases its new interactive touch screen displays and new A/C units for processing R1234yf and R134a refrigerants at the 2015 MACS (Mobile Air Conditioning Society) Training Event...More

The Equipment And Tool Institute Reports Record High Membership Level

The Equipment and Tool Institute is starting off 2015 strongly with a record high membership statistic of 100 Members comprised of 88 Full Members and 12 Associate Members. ETI’s reputation in the...More