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The Need For Finding The Right Supplier

The Need For Finding The Right Supplier

How To Choose An Automatic Transmission Parts Supplier Whether you want to rebuild a transmission yourself or work for an auto repair shop, an automatic transmission parts supplier can be worth their weight in gold. They are the people you call when you need to order...

Why would a technology firm want to hire a Automotive Technician?

Why would a technology firm want to hire a Automotive Technician?

This article highlights many other positions available within the automotive repair industry. You have been turning wrenches for several years and now you want a change this article highlights other positions that are becoming available with the increase in technology...

Are Depreciating Tires An Asset?

Are Depreciating Tires An Asset?

By following just a few rules, a tire's life expectancy can be increased to create a substantial yearly savings. "As a wear item, tires are a depreciating asset. Your job, as the fleet manager, is to slow the rate of depreciation. Replacement tires as a cost category...

10 Things to Consider When Spec’ing an Inverter

10 Things to Consider When Spec’ing an Inverter

This article provides some great points to take into consideration when purchasing inverters. "Inverters, which convert DC power into AC power to power creature comforts in the truck cab, have always been a magnet for controversy. Fleets know drivers love them, as...

Do you Really Need Performance Brakes?

Do you Really Need Performance Brakes?

Arguably the most important part of a vehicle is its ability to stop, and for that you need reliable brake pads and rotors. These components are easily replaceable and come in a wide range of sizes, styles, and brands. They can be made from ceramic, steel, carbon or...

The Importance of Proper Waste Fluid Disposal

The Importance of Proper Waste Fluid Disposal

Automotive repair shops have a duty to ensure that waste oil, grease, antifreeze, and other fluids do not contaminate the environment. The Clean Water Act, governed by the Environmental Protection Agency, began shaping the laws pertaining to proper waste oil disposal...

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NVH – Noise Vibration and Harshness

NVH – Noise Vibration and Harshness

The labscope in combination with experience shortens up the diagnostic time on this vehicle. Great example of using past experience to turn the bay...

1999 Honda Civic Diagnosis – No Spark

1999 Honda Civic Diagnosis – No Spark

Once again Paul Danner simplifies even the most basic diagnosis. As technicians we are always looking for ways to speed up the diagnosis and still be confident in it. Scanner Danner provides the steps to do that on this no start...

NVH – Noise Vibration and Harshness

NVH – Noise Vibration and Harshness

The labscope in combination with experience shortens up the diagnostic time on this vehicle. Great example of using past experience to turn the bay...

Chevrolet C4 Corvette – No Start Diagnosis

Chevrolet C4 Corvette – No Start Diagnosis

If you are new to the repair industry Charles has some good common sense advice. If your that battle hardened bay veteran this information will provide some insight when that new technician shows up for they first...

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Mazda Mystery Stall

Mazda Mystery Stall

Sometimes even the simplest items will cause a drivability problem. Then is this situation where the issue is both intermittent and includes a very short window in the production run. The combination of these factors can cause frustration for the technician, but...

Wire Color Conundrum

Wire Color Conundrum

We all know how important it is to be able to determine the color of a wire within a wiring harness. It can be extremely difficult if the wire is supposed to have a trace color. Having only solid wiring color helps greatly in repairing the vehicle. Removing the trace...

A Technicians Value?

A Technicians Value?

Thirty years ago who would of thought that a technology company would be wanting to hire a automotive technician unless it was to repair their vehicle fleet. Now with the increase of technology the technician is in demand and not only for his ability to repair vehicle...

Follow a Lock-Out, Tag-Out Procedure

Follow a Lock-Out, Tag-Out Procedure

Damaged or malfunctioning equipment can cause delays throughout the course of automobile repairs. When a piece of your equipment begins to falter or stops entirely, remove it from the repair floor. Make sure that the equipment has been labeled in an obvious area with...

Will a certified technician increase the bottom line?

Will a certified technician increase the bottom line?

This article brings out the value of training and not only ASE. When we think of certification within the automotive industry the first organization that comes to mind is ASE. ASE is however not the only source of certification and this article also discusses those...

RECENT NEWS

ANNOUNCING IN THE PITS PROMOTION

ANNOUNCING IN THE PITS PROMOTION

EVANSVILLE, IN – February 7, 2017 - Technician Academy, the first personalized online and on-site training for automotive technicians, invites current college students to apply to win a weekend with the Randy Meyer Racing Team at the Route 66 Raceway in Chicago from...

RESPECT IS LEARNED CAMPAIGN BEGINS

RESPECT IS LEARNED CAMPAIGN BEGINS

TECHNICIAN.ACADEMY UNVEILS NEW “RESPECT IS LEARNED” CAMPAIGN EVANSVILLE, IN – February 7, 2017 - Technician.Academy, the personalized online and on-site training for automotive technicians, unveils its new campaign, Respect is Learned©, to reinforce its message of...

Technician.Academy Announces Enhanced Job Board!

Technician.Academy Announces Enhanced Job Board!

Technician.Academy, the go-to training resource for automotive technicians, is happy to present the latest addition to their award-winning website; an enhanced interactive Job Board. “We are so excited about the enhanced Job Board on Technician.Academy,” states Shawn...

TECHNICIAN.ACADEMY Wins 3 Awards at AAPEX 2016

TECHNICIAN.ACADEMY Wins 3 Awards at AAPEX 2016

Technician.Academy, the go-to training resource for automotive technicians, received three Car Care Council Women’s Board Automotive Communications Awards at this year’s AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo) in Las Vegas, NV.

Excitement Builds With Randy Meyer Racing as AAPEX 2016 Nears!

Excitement Builds With Randy Meyer Racing as AAPEX 2016 Nears!

Go visit EXTEND PERFORMANCE's AAPEX booth #782 to visit Randy & Megan Meyer from Randy Meyer Racing. They will be there Nov 1 from 2:30-3:15. "Shawn Collins, Founder and CEO of EXTEND PERFORMANCE states, “We’re looking forward to spending time with Randy and Megan...

Technician.Academy Launches Online Classes For Automotive Technicians

Technician.Academy Launches Online Classes For Automotive Technicians

Technician.Academy meets the need for up-to-date, relevant training by offering online classes covering industry-specific topics for automotive technicians. New courses will be added each month. Soon technicians will have the opportunity to obtain specialized certifications.

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