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VIDEO: 5 Tips For Ignition Coil Replacement

When replacing an ignition coil, there are a few things to keep in mind that you might overlook that prevent premature failure. 

In a new episode of Tech Test Prep, Carley Millhone shares what you need to know about ignition coil replacement for the ASE A8. Sponsored by Blue Streak by Standard.

Watch our previous Tech Test Prep video about ignition coil failure, here.

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VIDEO: Top 2 Reasons For Ignition Coil Failure

Ignition coils are a small, but vital part of engine performance. On the ASE A8 test, you’ll be tested on engine performance, which includes identifying potential ignition coil failure.

In a new episode of Tech Test Prep, Carley Millhone shares what you need to know about ignition coil failure to pass the A8. Sponsored by Blue Streak by Standard.

Watch our previous Tech Test Prep video, here.

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VIDEO: Repairs & ADAS: 4 Systems That Need Extra Care

You probably won’t encounter many certification test questions about Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (known as ADAS), but you should understand how these systems affect repairs when entering the real-world.

In a new episode of Tech Test Prep, Carley Millhone shares some tips for working on vehicles with ADAS systems. Sponsored by Blue Streak by Standard.

Watch our previous Tech Test Prep video, here.

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VIDEO: 4 Types Of Circuit Failure

Technology is advancing, and that means more and more systems on the vehicle are working with electrical and electronic systems.

In a new episode of Tech Test Prep, Carley Millhone shares what you need to know about circuit failure to pass the ASE A6 exam. Sponsored by Blue Streak by Standard.

Watch our previous Tech Test Prep video, here.

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Standard Motor Products To Recognize Aspiring Diesel Technicians During Its Standard ‘Bigger, Better Diesel’ Scholarship Contest

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Standard Motor Products (SMP) has announced the start of its Standard ‘Bigger, Better Diesel’ Automotive Scholarship Contest. Running through May 31, the second-annual competition will present four up-and-coming diesel technicians with a $5,000 scholarship each.

Students can enter by visiting BiggerBetterDiesel.com, completing an online questionnaire and submitting a recent photo of themselves. Judges will evaluate entries based on relevance, creativity and thoughtfulness relating to the automotive industry with an emphasis on diesel technology.

Commenting on the contest, Phil Hutchens, vice president engine management marketing, SMP, stated, “As a leader in the diesel aftermarket, Standard is dedicated to supporting future diesel technicians with these four exciting scholarship opportunities.”

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Eligible entrants must be between the ages of 18 and 34 and currently enrolled full-time in high school or in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or post-high school educational program.

Complete rules and program information can be found at BiggerBetterDiesel.com.

For more information, watch the promotional video on youtube.com/StandardBrandParts.

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VIDEO: TPMS Signal Transmission

TPMS sensors last a long time on a vehicle because they wake up for use and sleep when not in use. How do they know? Andrew Markel explains. Sponsored by Standard.

Video courtesy Brake & Front End.

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Why J2788 Standard Tip Clip

What if you could save 30 minutes each day in the shop? Do you have some areas in the shop where you might be wasting a little bit of time? You might have an A/C recovery machine that’s not quite up to its 100% potential. What we’re going to talk about in this tip clip is why J2788 makes a difference.right.