Eric TheCarGuy, The Humble Mechanic To Support MAHLE Service Solutions Products

MAHLE Service Solutions has announced it will be working with auto repair experts Eric “TheCarGuy” Cook and Charles Sanville, better known as “The Humble Mechanic,” to serve as new brand ambassadors for the division.

Cook and Sanville will be formally introduced to the industry at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas where they will make appearances, demonstrate products and participate in events on behalf of MAHLE Service Solutions. Throughout the year the pair will represent the division’s shop equipment to the automotive aftermarket.

Cook is known for his expertise in auto repair and video production. Cook started “EricTheCarGuy” in 2009 with the intent of helping do it yourself (DIY) consumers solve their auto repair issues through instructional videos. He has produced numerous videos on air conditioning (A/C) recharge and fluid flushes. Cook has nearly 1.3 million followers on various social media platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He is a graduate of Rosedale Technical Institute and an ASE certified master technician.

Sanville is a former technician who currently works full-time as a podcaster and YouTube host as the “Humble Mechanic,” hosting new videos five days a week. Topics on the show include how parts fail, tool and product reviews, understanding vehicle warranties and how to become a better technician. Sanville is an ASE certified master technician with a passion for fixing cars, and helping people understand their cars. Like Cook, Sanville has more than 375,000 social media followers through YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He attended Universal Technical Institute in Glendale Heights, Illinois.

“Since the launch of our tool and equipment division nearly five years ago, we have worked hard to build brand recognition in the automotive aftermarket,” said Rich Wolf, head of Aftermarket (NA), MAHLE Service Solutions. “Both Eric and Charles have loyal followings among millions of professional technicians and DIYers and we are pleased that they will serve as brand ambassadors for our shop equipment.”

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MAHLE Service Solutions Donates A/C Machine Following MACS Training Event

MAHLE Service Solutions recently donated an A/C service machine to the automotive technology program at Santa Barbara City College as part of a May 21 heavy-duty A/C clinic at Miramar College in San Diego, presented by the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS). Thirty-five technicians of all ages attended the clinic, which was solely sponsored by MAHLE Service Solutions.

MAHLE - MachineDonationThe MACS clinic included an afternoon hands-on demonstration of the MAHLE Service Solutions ArcticPRO ACX1180C by Chuck Kinkade, business development manager, MAHLE Service Solutions. In a random drawing at the conclusion of the clinic, the ACX1180C was donated to Bob Stockero, an automotive technology instructor at Santa Barbara City College.

“Receiving the A/C machine from MAHLE Service Solutions was a huge surprise and a bonus for attending the MACS training event,” said Stockero. “It will be given to my automotive technology program in Santa Barbara and my students will benefit the most.”

The ArcticPRO ACX1180C is the OEM heavy-duty commercial version of the MAHLE Service Solution’s popular ACX1180. The company says the ACX1180C produces faster service times and higher service accuracy for heavy-duty OEM-style A/C servicing and is hybrid certified. It features an integrated printer, three temperature sensors and four pressure sensors, a micron sensor providing greater system diagnostic capabilities, a factory-installed heater belt and a 50-lb internal cylinder to service larger commercial vehicles.