Inspection Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Solving No Heat Complaints

Here are 10 guidelines for making sure a vehicle’s heat functions.

Fuel Tanks and Pumps

The behavior of the fuel wells, pumps & sending units are often misdiagnosed, leading to fuel pumps being replaced.

Reprogramming Today’s Transmission Control Modules

It’s understandable to have a lot of questions and fears about reprogramming. 

Inspect The Lift Struts (VIDEO)

Over time, gas can escape around the seal of the shaft and the seals of the lift can degrade. Sponsored by Strongarm.

Guidelines For Visually Inspecting A Shock or Strut

If the oil stains are glossy, it may be a sign of a rapidly developing leak.

COATS Introduces Inspection Lane

Instantly generate a visual selling tool to share alignment and tire health data with your customers.

Steering Angle Sensor Troubleshooting

If the calibration process can’t be completed, it will set a code for the steering angle sensor.

VIDEO: Strut Diagnosis Requires More Than A Look

Strut problems may seem obvious, but proper diagnosis is still needed. This video is sponsored by GSP North America.

Loaded Struts Are Not Always The Total Solution

Under normal conditions on a smooth road, shocks and struts stroke an average of 1,750 times for every mile traveled.

ALI Launches Check360 Certified Lift Inspection

ALI’s lift inspection process meets all the requirements of the national safety standard governing lift inspection.

VIDEO: Wheel Bearing Inspection From Pothole Damage

When a bearing hits a pothole, it actually causes a small indentation to one of the races. This video is sponsored by GMB.

California Bill Expands Inspection Of Safety Components

New legislation protects consumers from unsafe vehicles, say California aftermarket associations.