February/March 2015 Archives - TechShop Magazine
The Right Diagnostic Tools Save You From Extensive Disassembly Time

It can sometimes be difficult to make the correct diagnosis for a hard-to-start complaint. And diagnostic time may be extensive — and expensive. This article shows how certain tools have the ability to automatically analyze waveforms for you.

Know the Specs for Your Social Media Accounts

If you’re doing social media, are you doing it effectively? Are your accounts set up correctly? Are you posting often enough? Mark Claypool answers some questions.

Educating Drivers, Technicians and Service Advisers with Dill’s New TPMS Videos

The new consumer videos ­include: Why a TPMS Light Comes on in the Fall and The ­Benefits of a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The new technician and service adviser videos include: Common Aluminum Valve Stems for TPMS, Common Rubber Valve Stems for TPMS and How to Troubleshoot and Perform TPMS Relearn Procedures. They are available for free by contacting Dill directly or can be viewed on Dillvalves.com.

Top 5 Tools: Kenny Younkins, Ken’s Auto Service Center

Kenny Younkins, owner Ken’s Auto Service Center Akron, OH While Ken first said his favorite tool is his fishing rod, he said in the shop he prefers these five:   Snap-on 3/8” Drive Impact Wrench Mastercool Brake Flaring Kit Mitchell 1 OnDemand 5 (now ProDemand) Automotive Test Solutions Labscope ­Pressure Transducers Power Probe