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Fuel Line Repair Procedures

Fuel Line Repair Procedures

Repair procedures for leaking fuel lines, both nylon and metal, on all vehicles including late models with fuel injection.

These are not Your Grandfather’s Training Methods

These are not Your Grandfather’s Training Methods

Technology Today Do you remember being in school and looking forward to graduation? I’ve told a lot of students and technicians that no one ever really gets out of school. Life is a constant learning process. When you stop learning, you’ve stopped living. In the...

Technician Training Protocols

Technician Training Protocols

Technology has changed so many things in our lives. Anyone who has been in the automotive industry very long is aware that technology has not only changed the way we live and work but is constantly evolving at an incredible rate. We are in an industry where the...

Tips for Replacing an In-Tank Electric Fuel Pump

Tips for Replacing an In-Tank Electric Fuel Pump

Overview Electric fuel pumps used with fuel injected engines are positioned inside the fuel tank. This position not only keeps them quiet but allows the fuel to cool them as well. It is also a safer location for the pump because it precludes the possibility of leaks...

Voltage Drop Testing Explained

Voltage Drop Testing Explained

Voltage drop testing is a diagnostic strategy that uses a digital multimeter (DMM) or a similar tool to test actual circuit voltage and compare it with a desired circuit voltage.

10 Reasons Why This is Not Your Grandfather’s Shop Anymore

10 Reasons Why This is Not Your Grandfather’s Shop Anymore

There are at least 10 reasons why “This is not your grandfather’s shop anymore”. In this series, we’ll have a look at some of the advances in the industry that have occurred over the years and how they have affected the way we do our jobs.

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Is Your Car’s A/C Ready for Spring?

Is Your Car’s A/C Ready for Spring?

No time is a good time to discover your car's air conditioning system is dead. However, the worst time is when the temperatures rise over 80F for the first time in the spring. Test your system now, so you can fix the issue before it's a problem. Park your car on a...

Colored Chevy Engine Oil

Colored Chevy Engine Oil

Before a late-model vehicle’s engine oil change, a technician may notice that the engine oil has a yellow-green or orange tint that could be mistaken for crankcase contamination.

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