October, 2010 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Toyota Oil Leak Repair Tips

Traditionally one of the more challenging parts of auto repair, leak detection has come a long way.

WEBWATCH: On the ‘Tube’

Tune into some of the top training- and industry-related videos available from aftermarket companies hosted on YouTube.

Report Card: Treading Lightly

The McLaren MP4-12C is Ready to Hit the Streets

Real World: Becoming a Zen Motorcycle Master Builder

The book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” demonstrates that working on motorcycles may be either dull and tedious drudgery or an enjoyable and pleasurable pastime; it all depends on the inner attitude, or lack thereof.

Under the Hood: ‘Driving’ Power Steering System Repairs Into the Bays

Although installing a new or remanufactured replacement pump usually remedies the majority of power assist and noise complaints, a technician may still encounter a few of these complaints that appear to have no outward cause.

Undercover: Getting a Grip on Clutch Service

Before you recommend a particular clutch to a customer, talk to them about how they drive their vehicle and what kind of life and performance they want in a replacement clutch.

Undercover: Uplifting Lessons — Lift Operations

You can only make a few mistakes with a lift before it costs more than the lesson is worth.

Crossword Puzzle: October 2010

Across 1. Getaway-car driver’s Ford 4. GMC vehicles 9. Specific ____, 8-Down device reading 10. OPEC-oil description 11. Stereo’s CD-retrieval button 12. Tachometer’s warning mark 13. Precision measuring instruments 18. Automatic-transmission action 20. Wheel-nut description, perhaps 22. "Not Street ____," racing-parts description 23. "If I Had a Million Dollars" car 24. 2010 Mazda RX-8 engine