Craig Truglia, Assistant Editor
Craig Truglia, assistant editor
A look at an A-Tech's A+ toolbox.
Reviewer finds pliers more versatile than the standard set.
Science bares out that filling tires with nitrogen gas prevents premature wear and increases fuel economy.
Meet Mark Oliphant's elephant-sized toolbox.
The skinny on impact swivels, torque wrenches and removing those tough 5.4L spark plugs.
Reviewer finds the pliers' unique design a time saver.
A diesel has a P0299 and it takes six hours to change the turbo--how can a technician be sure?
The Service Provider Study Group is still in the process of improving work-related processes.
Several real-world considerations should be addressed first.
Synthetic oil changes will soon be the norm, with 0W20, 5W40 and updated domestic oil specifications.
The TMC's Service Provider Study Group is continuing to bridge the gap between fleets and service providers.
Numerous resources available for eager technicians.
Reviewer observes quick balance time, high ease of use.
Reviewer finds that wheel weight hammer is easy to use and avoids pinching hands.
Diagnose whether an intermittently bad battery or starter is causing the no-start, 100 percent of the time.
A few things to keep in mind when trying to nail a simple problem.
This kind courtesy downplays the amount of expertise it requires to fix a car.
Why is auto repair a disproportionately physical business in more ways than one?
A toolbox full of love.
C.O.P. ignition problems lend themselves to quick diagnosis with the right tools.
Down and dirty techniques for diagnosing CAN and fiber-optic networks.
Reviewer finds that the thermal imaging tool works "exactly as advertised."
Tool's ability to measure amperage and adjust voltage top list.