TPMS Diagnostic Tips
The most significant leap forward has been the evolution of the dedicated TPMS tool.
An Analysis of Battery Voltage and Current Waveforms
Diagnosing an illuminated AWD malfunction warning lamp.
Keep Your Floor Jacks from Getting Jacked Up
Like all equipment, floor jacks should be inspected regularly for damage and kept clean.
Tire & Wheel Service Tools & Equipment
Contributing Editor Eric Garbe takes a look at the latest technology and features of tire and wheel service tools and equipment.
The Humble Mechanic: Anyone Care for a Milkshake?
Charles helps out a friend whose S10 has been overheating. He takes a look at the coolant, which is “all kinds of wrong.”
The Importance of Consistent TPMS Tool Updates
Keeping your TPMS tool updated is of the utmost importance when aiming for the quickest and most efficient TPMS service.
How Often Is Lift Maintenance Needed?
If something doesn’t seem right, stop using the lift until you can get it checked out. Never use a lift if any component is broken or damaged.
The Humble Mechanic: How Good Documentation Will Make You a Better Technician
Charles talks about the importance of keeping good documentation throughout your repair processes.
Shop Profile: Haglin Automotive
For the latest in our shop profile series, sponsored by BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY, TechShop visits a Boulder, CO, repair shop.
There’s a fine line between tools you really need to have and ones you don’t. Throughout the course of a career as an auto technician, there will be a lot of tools you’d love to own, but should you?
The Top Drawer: Open Doors for an Auto Technician
A career as an auto technician develops skills beyond the bay, such as the understanding of a diagnostic process.