February, 2013 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Undercover: Solutions to Stopping Brake-Related Comebacks

The following are 10 tips that can help you more efficiently and effectively solve a brake comeback due to noise.

Undercover: Deciphering a Honda Pilot Clicking Noise During Braking

Listen for one or more clicking noise from the front suspension while accelerating from a moderate stop (between normal and abrupt), or while braking.

The Real World: Future Technology’s Impact on Future Technicians

More clean diesel engines, hydrogen-fueled electric vehicles and autos that “drive” themselves may be what’s in the service bays of the future.

Under the Hood: ‘Plugging’ Away at Ignition Diagnostics

Whatever the configuration, an ignition coil has three parts: a primary circuit, a secondary circuit and a soft-iron core

Report Card: When Going ‘Green’ Goes Off-Road — The Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force

The Ener-G-Force is the vision of an off-roader that, while reflecting tomorrow’s adventures, also invokes the genes of the Mercedes-Benz off-road icon, the G-Clas

Crossword Puzzle: February 2013

ACROSS 1. Not firing on all cylinders 5. Common automotive fastener 8. Grease fittings, informally 9. Wheel shafts 10. Bench-mounted tool 11. Simple 4×4-system (4,4) 13. Appraisal criteria, ____ wear and tear 15. Piston type, construction-wise 18. Large, stamped-metal body part 19. Oil-burner exhaust color 22. Adjust toe-in 23. Odometer info 24. Chopper backrest, a.k.a.