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Woman's Tough Road Leads To Ownership Of Triangle Tires

Women auto shop owners aren’t rare anymore, but the story of Gina Paschall, owner of Triangle Tires in North Carolina, is definitely unique. According to The News & Observer in Raleigh, NC, Paschall, now 51, became a ward of the state at 5 years...

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Google Your Shop - What Do You See?

Go and enter the name of your shop at Google.com. Try putting quote marks around the name of your shop, like “Main Street Auto Care.” Now try entering the city where you are located with the name of your shop. What did you find? Your shop’s website?...

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Tennessee Shop Offers Discounts To Customers In Need

Price is often the biggest sticking point in an auto repair job. Some customers just have no feel for what certain services or parts cost, others have perhaps been treated poorly in the past (or are cheap), and some just flat out do not have the money....

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Hyundai: P0715 Code Leads to Replaced Transmission Speed Sensor

Complaint The customer states the check engine light is on. Cause Connected a scan tool and found codes P0715 — Input/Turbine Speed Sensor “A” Circuit. At idle, allowed the vehicle to reach operating temperature, checked the transmission fluid...

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Vehicle Unit Increase; Import-Rich VIO Are A Boon for Import Specialists

Need a dose of good news for your business? Then hear this: The influx of new vehicles in the market will lay the foundation for bountiful aftermarket service and repair opportunities. And, with import vehicle sales continuing an ­upward climb, there...

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Honda: Engine Shuts Off, But Power Mode Stays In ‘On’ or ‘Accessory’

Applies To: Honda Insight models with one-push start Customers might complain that when they shift into park and shut off the engine, that the power mode stays in On or Accessory. Honda says the culprit could be a misadjusted shift cable. If the...

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Brake Job: 2010 Ford Fiesta

What’s so significant about the 2010-current Ford Fiesta brakes? First, the Ford Fiesta is one of the first sub-compacts on the market with the “Full Monty” of ABS/ESC/EBC/TC to come as standard. 2014-current models even have torque vectoring. Second,...

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10 Alignment Tips to Help You See Past The Angles

1. Talk to the driver. Always ask questions at the time the vehicle is written up. Find out why customers think they need an alignment. 2. Take notes. Nothing is worse than a repair order that just says “perform alignment” or “needs alignment.”...

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What to Know About Modern Air Ride Systems

GM, Ford, BMW and just about every other manufacturer has a 10-year-old vehicle on the road with an air ride suspension at the rear or at all four corners. These systems could be as exotic as a Land Rover Defender or as common as a Ford Explorer....

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Remember the Filters During an AutomaticTransmission Fluid Evacuation Service

Fluid evacuation systems in the automatic transmission service industry are commonly being used in lieu of traditional transmission service methods. The use of this method to replace the transmission fluid is a clean, efficient and safe way to remove...

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Oldsmobile: Engine Overheats, Replaced Engine Coolant Thermostat

Model: 2003 Oldsmobile Alero Complaint The customer states the engine is overheating. Sometimes DTC P0125 Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Insufficient for Closed Loop Fuel Control will be present. Cause Observed the engine coolant temperature...

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Avoid Alternator Returns, Make Peace With Your Parts Suppliers

If the charging voltage is low, or the alternator isn’t putting out enough current to keep up with the electrical loads that are placed upon it, don’t automatically assume the starter or alternator is bad and needs to be replaced (unless you’re...

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MAHLE Service Solutions showcases its new interactive touch screen displays and new A/C units for processing R1234yf and R134a refrigerants at the 2015 MACS...Read More

TOOLS

The new Snap-on 18 Volt 3/8-inch Cordless Impact (CT8810A) may be compact in size, but is a monster performer. The CT8810A features a slender...Read More

EQUIPMENT

Redline Detection, a provider of OEM-approved automotive diagnostic leak detection equipment, recently unveiled the HD PowerSmoke for heavy-duty trucks, buses, commercial, industrial and agricultural...Read More

SUPPLIES

With the Shurhold Industries system, only a few products are required for all automotive cleaning and protecting needs. With garage space limited and storage...Read More

The Long Reach Video Scope from ANSED Diagnostic Solutions is full-featured and includes the company’s exclusive Hyperion Technology, a 30” long probe with 150°...Read More

New models deliver blinding lumens and hotspot illumination at a distance. Streamlight Inc. has launched the rechargeable Stinger HPL and Strion HPL (High Performance Lumen)...Read More

Redline Detection, a provider of OEM-approved automotive diagnostic leak detection equipment, recently unveiled the HD PowerSmoke for heavy-duty trucks, buses, commercial, industrial and agricultural...Read More

The new Snap-on 18 Volt 3/8-inch Cordless Impact (CT8810A) may be compact in size, but is a monster performer. The CT8810A features a slender...Read More

The narrow, compact N800 Series reels are ideal for fuel dispensing, waste/oil evacuation, air and water operations. A declutching arbor and non-sparking ratchet assembly prevents...Read More

Clore Automotive introduces Model No. 1874, a 500-amp carbon pile battery load tester, from SOLAR. The 1874 offers reliable battery testing capabilities for heavy-use...Read More
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Arnott Introduces New Left Or Right Rear Air Spring For 2003-'12 Range Rover L322

Arnott Air Suspension Products has introduced new, Arnott-designed aftermarket right or left rear air springs for the 2003-'12 Land Rover Range Rover L322 and MK-III. The Arnott air spring replaces...More

PaceSetter Performance Products Offers Direct-Fit Undercar Catalytic Converters For 2005-'07 Subaru Outback, 3.0L Engine

PaceSetter Performance Products, designers and manufacturers of quality-made, affordably-priced exhaust systems and components, now offers direct-fit catalytic converters for the 2005-'07 Subaru Outback...More

Hyundai: P0715 Code Leads to Replaced Transmission Speed Sensor

Complaint The customer states the check engine light is on. Cause Connected a scan tool and found codes P0715 — Input/Turbine Speed Sensor “A” Circuit. At idle, allowed the vehicle to reach...More

Vehicle Unit Increase; Import-Rich VIO Are A Boon for Import Specialists

Need a dose of good news for your business? Then hear this: The influx of new vehicles in the market will lay the foundation for bountiful aftermarket service and repair opportunities. And, with import...More

Brake Job: 2010 Ford Fiesta

What’s so significant about the 2010-current Ford Fiesta brakes? First, the Ford Fiesta is one of the first sub-compacts on the market with the “Full Monty” of ABS/ESC/EBC/TC to come as standard....More

10 Alignment Tips to Help You See Past The Angles

1. Talk to the driver. Always ask questions at the time the vehicle is written up. Find out why customers think they need an alignment. 2. Take notes. Nothing is worse than a repair order that just...More

Remember the Filters During an AutomaticTransmission Fluid Evacuation Service

Fluid evacuation systems in the automatic transmission service industry are commonly being used in lieu of traditional transmission service methods. The use of this method to replace the transmission fluid...More

Oldsmobile: Engine Overheats, Replaced Engine Coolant Thermostat

Model: 2003 Oldsmobile Alero Complaint The customer states the engine is overheating. Sometimes DTC P0125 Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Insufficient for Closed Loop Fuel Control will be present. Cause Observed...More