Understanding fuel trims is the gateway to diagnosing common emissions problems. However, before we begin to use this information, specific criteria must be met in order for the PCM to gather accurate information.
If you don’t have much experience working with CAN bus communications systems, you’re not alone.
For years the industry has been calling for qualified technicians to join the automotive, collision and diesel trades, but have you really been listening?
New to TPMS or need a refresher? Here are 10 quick tips to know when servicing or installing clamp-on TPMS sensors.
Career Center of Southern Illinois Instructor Named Fourth Finalist For ‘B’laster Instructor Of The Year’
Greg Baird shares how a customized education helps students from all walks of life.
This year, the SEMA Show floor had a very special customized vehicle. No, we aren’t talking about a Chip Foose build or Ken Block’s newest racing machine. We’re talking about a completely modified 2017 Ford F-150, customized in part by the automotive department at the Career and Technical Education Center of North Kansas City Schools.
If you want to truly enjoy a classic car, while pushing it to its performance limits, there’s a race for that: The Great Race. So, when a local businessman approached Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) to participate in The Great Race’s X-Cup college and high school division, it was an opportunity they couldn’t pass up.
The topic of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) diagnostics came home to me 20 years ago when I began dabbling in collector car repairs. Customers soon began complaining about wind noise and chassis vibrations in ’60s-era cars. Back then, these complaints weren’t repairable because good NVH abatement technology had yet to be developed. Today, that is not the case.
Why are there so many types of automatic transmission fluid? You might ask yourself this question if you are ever tasked with ordering a few quarts for an Asian or European vehicle that rolls into the shop.
Job interviews aren’t just a time for the employer to ask all the questions. As a potential employee, you should also interview the employer to make sure the job is a good fit for your needs and skills.
Tomorrow’s Tech Editor Carley Hull talks the importance of being both a mechanic and a technician.
When Maribel “Bel” Valdez was 16 years old, she was discouraged from pursuing a career as an automotive technician. More than a decade later, she completed her automotive technology education, landed a job at Tesla and isn’t turning back.