September 10, 2014
A comparison of throwback products from ATEQ Corp., Bartec USA and Rotary Lift.
Criteria and nomination form to enter candidates for consideration in the 2015 Mobile Distributor of the Year.
If your shop sells tires you need to be sure you’re up-to-date on current tire technology for hybrid/electric vehicles.
The official website of PTEN, Fleet Maintenance and Professional Distributor magazines now features a design that allows for easy display on any viewing screen -- regular PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
October 15, 2013
The webinar 'Heavy Duty Engine Oil The Road Ahead II: Traffic Jam or Clear Highway?' is set for Monday, Oct. 21 at 2 PM EST.
August 16, 2013
Hyundai has announced the recall of certain model year 2006-2010 Sonata and Azera vehicles due to a control arm issue, and 2013 Santa Fe Sport vehicles due to front axle issues.
View a full list of rules for the contest, and access the link to submit your nomination now!
Now in its 10th year, WB has provided $54,000 in scholarships.
A checklist of features to look for and questions to ask when deciding to purchase a used tool truck.
Features such as a "Dead Battery Override Switch" were developed in response to technician feedback.
Consider features such as multiple battery type diagnoses, safe and automatic charging, and assistance vehicle reflashing when deciding which battery charger to use or purchase.
Using the right equipment for charging Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries.
March 18, 2013
Rich White, Car Care Council executive director, explains the campaign’s benefit to the aftermarket.
Look for features such as safety, plug-and-play functionality and an ability to combine maintenance charging with desulfation.
Have a Battery Management Maintenance Program (BMMP) with the right mix of battery service and maintenance equipment, battery inventory and vehicle usage.
In many cases, a 12V lead-acid battery thought to be dead can be recharged by feeding it electrical current.
Use a fully-automatic battery maintenance system to avoid long-term discharge.
How to deal with lead-acid battery failure due to the damaging effects of sulfation build-up.
Decide which type of battery tester to use, based on the functions you'd like it to do.
When diagnosing any cranking or driveability issues, test the vehicle's battery first.
Different sealed battery types require precisely controlled charging.
What users should connect the tester to for the most accurate reading.
What to do when attempting to boost a vehicle with multiple starting batteries.