2022 Editions Archives - TechShop Magazine
Shop Equipment ROI – Tooled for Profit

If you understand the basic idea and process of calculating ROI, it can help you make good purchasing decisions.

The Fall of Automotive Design

We like to talk about cars – and tools! Look for our new Talkin’ Tools series coming soon.

Stingray corvette
Advertising Ideas for Your Auto Repair Shop

At some point, most shops need to advertise. Here are some ideas for the fall car care season.

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Highlights from the 2022 ISN Tool Dealer Expo

The trade show features all the latest technology and tool releases, and we talk directly with the tool manufacturers.

Automotive Battery and Electrical System Testers

Modern charging system testers are programmed to know what they should see on each and every vehicle.

Key Programming Diagnostics

Sending a customer away because we’re not equipped to perform a job is money lost.

Dress for Success: Making a Good Impression

No matter how things change in the future, first impressions are everything. Those who make good ones will end up on top.

Emissions Diagnostics: Using Your Scan Tool

With an understanding of the cause of emissions problems and a scan tool, a tech is already ahead in the diagnostic game.

Compressed Air Systems

Even though it’s easy to take for granted, compressed air is the key to many of a shop’s special tools.

Adapting to Adaptive Cruise Control

With ADAS features becoming standard equipment on new vehicles, techs might need to explain their usage to customers.

Super Bowl Commercials and the Chevy Nova

EVs are changing the auto industry, but it’s fun to look back at our favorite cars of the past.

How To Fix a Blower Motor That’s Not Working

The customer is complaining that it sounds like there’s a helicopter behind the dash of his 2014 Jetta.