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

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

The February Digital Edition Is Free To Download, Read

Every issue includes technical and marketing information from multiple ShopOwner channels.

The Importance of Proper Spark Plug Torqueing

Whenever you install new spark plugs in your vehicle’s engine, there are some crucial considerations to keep in mind. For those who have installed plugs before, proper plug gapping usually comes to mind first. But another important factor in getting the most out of a new set of spark plugs is to precisely torque them

The Importance of Changing Cabin Air Filters for the Winter

Keep the air in the cabin clean and the warm air flowing freely. When it comes to performing preventative maintenance on your vehicle, filtration is a great place to start. At first, you may think about performing regular oil changes, along with replacing engine oil and air filters. Another component that protects critical spaces –

Doug Kaufman Appointed Editorial Director For Brake & Front End, ImportCar And Underhood Service At Babcox Media

In this role, Kaufman will be responsible for the day-to-day editorial management of these brands and will work hand-in-hand with Andrew Markel, content director, and the skilled team of editors and journalists who serve the automotive service industry.

VIDEO: More Plastic Underhood Components On Modern Vehicles?

Andrew Markel discusses his time at NAIAS 2019 and changes he has seen to underhood components, including intake manifolds and oil pans. Sponsored by MAHLE.

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Check Out The October Issue Of Underhood Service Magazine

The digital version of the October issue of Underhood Service is available on-line. Access the easy-to-view digital version that features articles on Direct Injection Pressure Control, MAP And MAF Sensor Pattern Failures, Oil Change Service, Pulse Width Modulated Alternators, VW/Audi Timing Belt Repairs, TPMS Sensor Replacement, Turbocharger TSBs, Scan Tool Speed, a host of Tech Tips, and more!

Check Out The September Issue Of Underhood Service Magazine

The digital version of the September issue of Underhood Service is available on-line. Access the easy-to-view digital version that features articles on The New Oil Change, Motor Mount Logic, Coil-on Plug Ignition, Telematics, TPMS, Electronic Throttles, a host of Tech Tips, and more!

Check Out The June Issue Of Underhood Service Magazine

The digital version of the June issue of Underhood Service is available on-line. Access the easy-to-view digital version that features articles on Sealing Modern Water Pumps, MAF Sensor Diagnostics, Diagnosing Belt Slippage, Diagnosing V8 Engine Oil Leaks, ASE A2 Test Prep, Throttle-By-Wire, Servicing TPMS Sensors, Direct Injection Diagnostics, a host of Tech Tips, and more!

Check Out The April Issue Of Underhood Service Magazine

The digital version of the April issue of Underhood Service is available on-line. Access the easy-to-view digital version that features articles on Oil and Direct Fuel Injection, A/C/ Season/ Motor Mount Replacement, Timing Chain and Belt Service, Fuel Injector Waveforms, Toyota TPMS, a host of Tech Tips, and more!

Check Out The March Issue Of Underhood Service Magazine

The digital version of the March issue of Underhood Service is available on-line. Access the easy-to-view digital version that features articles on GM Variable Valve Timing, Misfire Monitoring, Solving Subaru Sealing Problems, OBD 1 Diagnostic Challenges, ASE A1 Refresh: Gaskets, Alternator Service, Diagnosing Intake Manifold Failures, Cracking OBDII Codes, Recognizing and Preventing Engine Sludge, a host of Tech Tips, and more!

Check Out The February Issue Of Underhood Service Magazine

The digital version of the February issue of Underhood Service is available on-line. Access the easy-to-view digital version that features articles on R1234yf, Carrier Gaskets, MAF and MAP Sensors, Honda TPMS, Intermittent Engine Misfire, GDI Strategies and Advantages, a host of Tech Tips, and more!