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The Lisle campus of Universal Technical Institute was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Student Services Award by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) at its annual professional development conference.
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PPG has long been involved with SkillsUSA, primarily in the automotive segment of the national championships, and is a major sponsor of the event.

AUTOMOTIVE

Long before people started using cotton gauze air filters soaked in oil, the oil bath air filter was the dominant filter on the market. The filter removes debris in the air by running it over oil and a mesh element. These filters worked great when most roads were dirt, but they could be messy to clean.

The Toyota Scion TC is a bit of an anomaly in the Toyota fleet. The TC shares its platform with the Avensis, which was not sold in the U.S., and it shares some brake components with the Corolla and even the Camry. There are no brake-specific TSBs or recalls for the 2005-2010 TC.

An effective burnish cycle to seat the friction materials into the opposing rotor and drum surfaces requires approximately 200 stops. The 200 stops are consistent with the burnish procedure outlined in the FMVSS 105 and FMVSS 135.

Autoride is an electronic suspension control system that independently controls each of the four shock absorbers in order to control the vehicle ride characteristics. The electronic suspension control (ESC) system is capable of making these changes within milliseconds.

The hybrid vehicle owner is a sophisticated customer, and servicing these cars can help bring additional revenue into your service bays - plus you can benefit from repair opportunities afforded by the other cars in your customers' driveways.

MIND GAMES

ACROSS 1. Running on with ignition off 6. Engine’s lifeblood 8. API oil classification (pre-’97 engines) (1, 1,...

SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

WIX Filters and O'Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech as title sponsors for the 2016 School of the Year competition, have announced the Top 20 schools selected from 140 nominations across 60 schools in the U.S.