Dual Mass Flywheel Diagnostics and Replacement

Sponsored by Schaeffler, manufacturers of LuK

Original air date: July 27, 2017

Technicians and parts professionals should attend this free 30-minute training webinar to hear Mike Geul, an ASE-certified technician, share how to diagnose and service dual mass flywheels.  Learn where and why DMFs are used, how a DMF works, why you shouldn't replace a DMF with a solid flywheel, and how to diagnose DMF failure.

Speakers

  • Mike Geul, Technical Service Manager, Schaeffler
  • Andrew Markel, Director of Content for Brake & Front End, ImportCar, and Underhood Service

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TPMS Made Simple: A General TPMS Overview

Sponsored by Schrader Performance Sensors

Original air date: June 08, 2017

During this 30-minute educational webinar, Schrader's Senior Technical Trainer and TIA-Certified Instructor, W Rippetoe, will discuss the basic concepts around TPMS. He will review the fundamentals of Test Before Touch, service kits, types of sensors and best practices.  You will also have the chance to tap into his general TPMS knowledge during the FAQ session.

Speakers

  • W Rippetoe, North American Technical Team Lead, Schrader Performance Sensors
  • Andrew Markel, Editor, Brake & Front End

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Understanding TPMS Relearn Procedures

Sponsored by Schrader Performance Sensors

Original air date: March 23, 2017

Hear about the most important practices around TPMS relearn procedures. During this free webinar you’ll hear about the difference between programming and relearning, the three types of relearn procedures and when to use each, and several tricks for performing relearns quicker.

Speakers

  • W Rippetoe, North American Technical Team Lead, Schrader Performance Sensors
  • Andrew Markel, Editor, Brake & Front End

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Cash In on Telematics Service: How Advanced Vehicle Technologies Will Change Your Shop's Business Model

Sponsored by Automotive Service Association (ASA)

Original air date: February 22, 2017

Telematics systems are changing your connection with your customer -- impacting where, why, and how their vehicles are serviced.  Are you prepared?  This free 30-minute webinar will discuss the evolving service/maintenance mix, the diagnostic needs of todayís vehicles, and how you can attract (and retain) customers who drive telematics-equipped vehicles.

Speakers

  • Donny Seyfer, Chairman, Automotive Service Association (ASA)
  • Bob Gruszczynski, OBD Communication Expert, Volkswagen of America
  • Andrew Markel, Editor, Underhood Service

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Curing Engine Carbon Problems

Sponsored by CRC Industries

Original air date: February 15, 2017

During this 30-minute educational webinar, ASE-certified technician Andrew Markel will discuss the most important engine decarbonization and direct injection problems you might face as a technician. Youíll learn about the different cures for carbon deposits, including in-tank treatments and induction cleaning kits.

Speakers

  • Andrew Markel
  • Jim Merle

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The Top TSBs of 2016

Sponsored by Federated Auto Parts

Original air date: December 15, 2016

While some recalls and TSBs made the front pages in 2016, other valuable TSBs were added to repair information databases without notice.  During this webinar, ASE-certified technician Andrew Markel will explore the TSB issues that can help you spot common pattern failures on vehicles ñ- and help you get into the heads of automakers and engineers who issue TSBs.

Speakers

  • Andrew Markel
  • Jim Merle

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How to Drive More TPMS Sales by Following a Standard Operating Procedure

Sponsored by Schrader Performance Sensors

Original air date: October 18, 2016

Your shop can service more tire pressure monitoring systems and increase profits simply by talking to the customer and covering several important points.  During this free webinar, certified instructor W Rippetoe will discuss how having a Standard Operating Procedure around TPMS can help your shop generate more sales, as well as improve safety and address liability issues.

Speakers

  • W Rippetoe, Sr. Technical Service and Training Representative, Schrader International

  • Andrew Markel, Editor, Brake & Front End

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Are You Ready for the TPMS Sensor Bubble?

Sponsored by Schrader Performance Sensors

Original air date: June 23, 2016

There is a large population of vehicles entering the sweet spot for TPMS sensor replacement. This free 30-minute webinar will look at how to diagnose dying sensors, answer the questions about when to replace sensors, and show you how to package multiple sensors. Brake & Front End editor Andrew Markel, an ASE-certified technician, will show you how to perform advanced TPMS diagnostics.

Speakers

  • Andrew Markel
  • Jim Merle

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