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Shocks And Struts: Often-Overlooked Replacement Opportunities

Shocks And Struts: Often-Overlooked Replacement Opportunities Counterman Magazine by Larry Carley With the average vehicle age at 11.6 years, there are a lot of chassis parts nearing the end of their useful service – and many that have exceeded that life. Yet people keep driving on worn springs, shocks and struts because they [...]

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FTC Warns Hyundai for Magnuson-Moss Violations

ATTN TECHS & SHOP OWNERS: Let Your Customers Know Their Rights! "They can have their vehicles maintained by their trusted independent technician using high quality non-original equipment parts without fear of voiding their new car warranty.” FTC Warns Hyundai for Magnuson-Moss Violations The Shop Magazine by The Shop staff The Federal [...]

By | 2018-05-19T07:09:26+00:00 May 12th, 2018|business|Comments Off on FTC Warns Hyundai for Magnuson-Moss Violations

What Causes a Car Battery To Fail?

What Causes a Car Battery To Fail? Counterman Magazine by Larry Carley In spite of all the advances in automotive technology in recent years, one item that hasn’t changed much over the years is the 12-volt wet cell lead-acid storage battery. It’s pretty much the same basic design that’s been around for over [...]

By | 2018-01-03T22:48:06+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|business|Comments Off on What Causes a Car Battery To Fail?

Productivity vs Efficiency!

Productivity vs Efficiency Motor Age Magazine by Chris "Chubby" Frederick When most of us started in the automotive repair business, we had a dream we were trying to achieve. It might have been spending more time with the family or with our hobbies. It might have been to earn more money to provide [...]

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TPMS Article

Replacing TPMS Sensors Is Essential When Replacing Tires. Here’s Why.   September 2017 Counterman Magazine by Larry Carley Tire Pressure Monitor Systems have been around since the 1990s on older Corvettes and Cadillacs with run-flat tires, and has been mandatory on all passenger cars and light trucks since model year 2008. TPMS [...]

By | 2017-12-02T13:57:44+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|business|Comments Off on TPMS Article

Motor.com Article

September 2017 Editor's Report by John Lypen According to a recent report from the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the future for independent repair shops looks pretty rosy—for the next few years, anyway. With all the recent talk of electric cars, autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing, etc., it might be tempting to look at the [...]

By | 2017-11-04T14:22:36+00:00 November 4th, 2017|business|Comments Off on Motor.com Article

Motor Age Article

You Are Paid For What You Know, Not What You Do by Bob Greenwood Search Autoparts/ Motor Age/ Financial There is no doubt about it that the automotive aftermarket service industry has changed drastically. Vehicles now on the road are more sophisticated than ever, and that sophistication will continue to grow until all [...]

By | 2017-07-08T10:45:09+00:00 July 8th, 2017|business|Comments Off on Motor Age Article