Andrew Markel, Director of Content
Five Tips for your Next Wheel Bearing Job

These practical tips are designed to save you time and frustration, ensuring a smooth, noise-free outcome for your customers.

Power Window Regulator Replacement

Blindly replacing a window regulator and motor assembly may not solve a customer’s problem.

Freeze Frame Diagnostics

Freeze frame data is a “snap shot” of when the code occurs of the specific sensor PIDs.

Educate Your Customers Utilizing AI

Discover how to generate quick, accurate explanations for repair orders and estimates, boosting your shop’s credibility and customer trust.

Understanding Engine Misfire Codes

When the fuel/air mixture ignites, many factors must be met to pass a misfire monitor.

Navigating the Transition to R1234yf 

Learn the technical aspects and implications of this transition.

R1234yf refrigerant
Forcing OBD II Vehicle Emission Monitors

Some vehicles have readiness issues when it comes to setting all the OBD II monitors.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Installing Spark Plugs

This article discusses the “conscious” steps you should perform during spark plug replacement.

Child Labor for Repair Shops

This could be a chance to introduce teenagers to the auto care industry.

Beyond the Warranty

What does it take to keep a car going for 120,000, 180,000 or 250,000 miles? The key is maintenance and inspection. 

HVAC Heat Pumps

In theory, heat pumps can be three to four times more energy-efficient than conventional electric heaters.

Auxiliary Water Pump Diagnostics

A car or truck comes into your shop with a complaint of poor heater performance- the issue may be the auxiliary water pump.