As I’ve said many times before, “Collision technicians are an interesting mix of both scientist and artist.”
Many owners of late-model Mercedes-Benz cars equipped with 3.0L and 3.5L V6 engines (M272 or M273) have experienced performance problems that include poor idle, loss of power and a check engine light with a P2006 code (or sometimes other codes).
In order to test for leaks to resolve a code, you must think like the EVAP system and treat every EVAP leak like a crime scene.
As the winner of the Quaker State “Best in Class Challenge,” Jordan Vocational High School students travelled to West Palm Beach to auction off the car at Barrett-Jackson and take home the earnings to benefit their auto program. The car sold for $50,000, but would end up earning the school $135,000 as they went on to three more auctions.
If you can just withstand the “can’t” stopping you, a career in automotive will offer you knowledge and experience few will have, but many need.
Several technicians struggle trying to find a vacuum leak. Try using a smoke machine to find a vacuum leak.
Although four-wheel disc brakes currently dominate the import brake service market, millions of drum brakes are serviced each day in shops.