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A/C Service With The New R-1234yf Refrigerant

Why should shops consider purchasing a new machine to handle R-1234yf refrigerant?

Understanding Stretch-Fit Belt Applications

Stretch belts can last 100,000 miles or more depending on the vehicle’s environment and where it is mounted.

Measuring Compression And Cylinder Leak-Down Is A Vital Skill

Today’s engine systems can recognize conditions that are destructive and take countermeasures to prevent damage.

Diagnostic Solutions: Starter And Battery Diagnostics

On June 15, 1911, Charles F. Kettering was awarded a patent for an electric self-starter for automobile engines.

Don’t Take Yourself Out Of The Game Before It Begins

Like it or not, electric vehicles are here and more are coming.

Could COVID-19 Cause ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Comeback?

People are hurting now and the demand and desire to do what’s possible to help is laudable.

Pulling Codes: Multiple Misfire Personalities

The vehicle appeared to run fairly well at idle, but when taken for a test drive, did not perform well. We crack the code.

Traction And Stability Lights On With Code C0131

Technicians are advised to remove BPMV assembly and inspect the brake pressure sensor assembly.

Honda Timing Belt Tips

There are some things to keep in mind as you tackle these jobs.

Toyota Tech Tip: Odors In The A/C System

Toyota vehicles may exhibit odors naturally occurring from the HVAC system and/or related environmental factors.

Killing Covid-19 With Reflashing

The new software enables the climate control system to heat the interior beyond 133 degrees F for 15 minutes.

Engine Leak Diagnosis On BMW Turbo V8 Engines

Use a borescope to identify if the source of the leak is from under the turbochargers.