Why is it Hard to Fill a Position? I recently received a phone call from Jason Barber, a recruiter for several automotive Original equipment dealerships. His firm has a long history of recruiting automotive technicians. He had contacted me to ask about an article,...
For nearly as many years as internal combustion engines have been in operation, automakers have been trying to maximize fuel atomization by manipulating engine timing. Early cars, trucks, and motorcycles used mechanical manipulation of ignition timing; later ported...
Southern Illinois Technician.Academy had the pleasure to present DSO training to the students of Frontier Community College this year. This program has become a premiere automotive program in Southern Illinois in a relatively short period of time. Frontier instructor...
Dispatch – Who is going to be doing the service? As with most other things, each shop has their own way of doing things. You may have a shop foreman that makes that decision or it may be the advisor. Either way, the logistics of keeping a flow...
A friction clutch plate is used in vehicles to allow the transmission input shaft and engine to run at the same speed when rotating. There are six major parts when it comes to how a friction clutch will work.
Welcome back to The Service Advisor’s Guide to The Galaxy! The next step in the 7 P’s process is … The Process. The Process followed by the service advisor will differ from one shop to another. As with all aspects of the job, check with your...
Interesting video that provides some great diagnostics for the charging system.
Your engine’s primary air intake valve connects to the IAC or Idle Air Control Solenoid Valve. Check out the common warning signs of IAC problems.
Some 2008 Ford Escape models equipped with a 3.0L Duratec engine may exhibit oil leaking from the dipstick tube or the front or rear crankshaft seals.
The dreaded TPMS light. This tech tip explains a simple diagnostic suggestion.
Technician.Academy has released its 39th podcast episode with Jeff Buckley, owner of My Father’s Shop Certified Automotive Repair in Midlothian, TX.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Shawn Collins, CEO Technician.Academy 812-760-1811 email@example.com EVANSVILLE, IN, July 6, 2018 – Technician.Academy is delighted to announce they have selected the four finalists for this year’s Respect is Learned© In...
Technician.Academy has released its 38th podcast episode with John Gardner, host of Tech Garage and Motorhead Garage.
Technician.Academy has released its 37th podcast episode with podcast guest Brandon Steckler.
Technician.Academy has released its 36th podcast episode with returning podcast guest Summer Miller.
Technician.Academy has released its 35th podcast episode with Great Bear Auto Shop owner Audra Fordin and fellow industry expert Julia Lee.