November 2017 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Hunter High School: 2017 School Of The Year

The third high school program to claim the honor, Hunter High School is the 10th overall recipient of the annual program that names the best technical training school in the country. WIX Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts are title sponsors of the national award in conjunction with Tomorrow’s Tech.

Matching The Components To The Application: Ride Control System Protocol

A shock absorber is designed to dampen oscillations in leaf or coil springs by enclosing a piston and rod assembly inside a cylinder filled with oil. The shell or casing generally mounts on the axle or control arm while the piston rod assembly mounts to the frame.

Evaporative Emissions Diagnostics: Start With The Basics When You Have Multiple Codes For The Same System

Recently, the shop had a 2002 Lexus SC 430 in for a check engine light with evap codes P0440 – evap malfunction; P0441 – evap incorrect purge flow; and P0446 – evap vent control malfunction.

Career Corner: The Power Of A Thank You Note

Ah yes, the skill of hand-written thank you notes. A ritual from the past that continues to be a very important part of the interview process. You don’t have to write a thank you note, but you would be very wise to do so. It shows gratitude, appreciation and professionalism (let alone the punctuality of

BMW: Electric Water Pump Replacement

From the time I started working professionally in the automotive repair world, I have often told stories about the mechanics I used to hang around with when I was 14 or 15 years old. They would often complain about new technology and how they were not going to be able to work on cars anymore.

A Day In The Life At The 2017 SEMA Show

The SEMA Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) is Disneyland for car people, and it isn’t the easiest place to get to, especially for a young high school gearhead like myself. The struggles for my Hot Rodders of Tomorrow team to get there were quite large, but we made it happen together. Getting to Vegas Our