Shop Equipment Archives - UnderhoodService
A/C System Manifold Gauges

A basic gauge set will have three basic components.

HVAC Diagnostics

Knowing the cause of the complaint might require looking at several components.

Overcharged A/C Systems

Your customers got hot this summer and recharged their A/C system with a DIY refill. Now what? Here’s what to look for.

Fashion Week: Dressing For Success In The Shop

Here’s a look into the many options available in today’s workwear specifically designed for automotive technicians.

New, More Comfortable Shop Chair from Vyper

This 100% American-made premium shop chair is designed to be the tough, stable shop chair your body will thank you for.

How Often Is Lift Maintenance Needed?

Find out the minimum you should do monthly for most two-post and four-post lifts.

Be Your Own Lift Cable Guy

We explore how to maintain your lift cables or “wire ropes,” how to look for damage and when to replace a cable.

VIDEO: Would You Wait In Your Shop?

How welcoming and accommodating is your waiting area? This video is sponsored by the MyPlace4Parts Studio.

Autel Releases 5 New AutoLINK Professional Service Tools

One of the newest features for all five tools is the enhanced Auto VIN Identification to quickly scan and identify the vehicle, then read DTCs and search the definition library for “code breaker” information.

Locate Leaks With Redline Detection’s Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Locator

With the Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Locator from Redline Detection, technicians have the ability to do all types of diagnostic leak detection with a single machine: both low pressure for traditional vehicle EVAP/general repair, and variable high pressure for turbo, diesel and heavy-duty testing; using either visible vapor or air only.

Reelcraft Offers High Operating Temperature Hose Reels

Reelcraft’s new high operating temperature hose reels are supplied with low pressure, rubber hoses for more extreme air temperature applications.

ALLDATA Boosts Shop Efficiency With VIN Decoder Enhancement

Updates to ALLDATA Repair S3000 and ALLDATA Collision S3500 include a VIN decoder for increased shop productivity and accuracy. Entering the VIN into the system will automatically pull up the year, make, model and engine for the specific vehicle being worked on. This can help save time and frustration and help ensure the technician is working on the correct vehicle-engine combination.