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The “Since You” Blame Game

The “Since You” Blame Game

It seems that everyone is looking to blame someone else for their particular circumstances. This can be a wide array of things, especially in the automotive repair industry, and it can be on both sides of the service advisor counter. Some things the vehicle owner...

ABS – What is it?

ABS – What is it?

Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are electro-hydraulic systems designed to prevent the vehicle from spinning out of control during times when maximum brake pedal pressure is required.

The PMI

The PMI

The Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) provides another opportunity for increased sales and lets your customers know that you have inspected their vehicle and provided them with the information they need to keep their vehicles safe and dependable. The hardest part of initiating a PMI is getting everyone on board.

Recruiter Struggles

Recruiter Struggles

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,...

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Chevy Engine Abuse

Chevy Engine Abuse

Do you have a Chevy Cruze that’s unexpectedly broken a flywheel or crank pulley bolt? This is a failure that might be somewhat confusing unless you have this information.

Don’t Trust the Intake

Don’t Trust the Intake

When replacing an engine due to internal damage, extreme care must be taken when transferring the intake manifold to the new engine long block.

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Technician.Academy to Participate in Panel at Automechanika Atlanta

Technician.Academy to Participate in Panel at Automechanika Atlanta

Technician.Academy Founder and CEO Shawn Collins will join a panel discussion during the Career Connection Conference on August 10, 2018, at NACE Automechanika Atlanta. As a member of the Career Connection Panel, Collins will share information regarding the numerous education pathways available in the automotive industry.

2018 Respect is Learned© In The Pits Winner Selected

2018 Respect is Learned© In The Pits Winner Selected

EVANSVILLE, IN, JULY 27, 2018 – Technician.Academy is thrilled to announce that the winner of the 2018 Respect is Learned© In The Pits contest has been selected. Four finalists were asked to submit short videos that highlighted their interests in motorsports, any...

 

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