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Understanding EV Wheel Hub Bearings

There are a lot of myths surrounding HVs, PHVs and EVs in our industry.

Hybrid Service And Repair Course Available

Approx. Course time: 3 Hours. This course is sponsored by T2U.

VIDEO: Safe Brake Jobs On Hybrid Vehicles

The number of hybrid vehicles as well as maintenance needs keeps growing. This video is sponsored by Mitchell1.

Staying Cool With Electric A/C Compressor Service

If you follow the recommended service procedures, repairs will go as “cool” as the air coming out of those A/C vents.

Brake Pad Separation On Electric And Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid and electric vehicles use regenerative braking to capture energy to charge the batteries.

Regenerative Brakes: Basic Operation And Behavior

A hybrid vehicle is a different animal than many of us are used to seeing. After all, if the engine of a typical vehicle stalled out at a traffic light, the driver of that vehicle would know something was wrong with it. If that same vehicle still drove with the engine off, then that would mean they were probably going down hill. But in the hybrid world, that is all normal.

Hybrid Safety for First Responders Quick Quiz

There are more and more hybrid vehicles on the road, which means there are more chances for accidents to happen. High voltage is not something to take lightly; understanding how to properly work with the high voltage is a MUST as a first responder. Take this five question quick quiz to make sure you know how to keep yourself safe while you’re doing your job of saving the lives of the accident victims. You could be saving someone’s life tomorrow with the information you’ll learn today.

Quick Quiz: Toyota Hybrid

Hybrid vehicles have been around for a decade now and with millions of these vehicles on the road if you don’t already service hybrid vehicles in your shop, now is the time to start testing your knowledge.

Multimeters and Hybrid Vehicles Quick Tip

Orange cables in hybrid vehicles means SAFETY SAFETY SAFETY. In this Tech Tip Clip instructor Dave Hobbs gives us instruction and insight on what to look for in safety equipment and multimeters for use in Hybrid applications. Remember techs, safety first when dealing with hybrid vehicles and high voltage.