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Guest Blog: Diagnostic pre- and post-scan reports are solid gold for profitability

Dec. 5, 2023
Keith Wray from Snap-on shares how performing pre- and post-scans not only finds additional work needed but reduces comebacks as well.
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Guest Blog: Aligning success: Transform your shop's business with wheel alignment services

Nov. 29, 2023
Investing in wheel alignment equipment can be a sizable financial commitment for a shop. However, the absence of such equipment could result in missed opportunities for increased...
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Case Study: Acura MDX plagued with charging system issues

Nov. 28, 2023
The owner of this Acura was concerned about the charging system error message in the instrument cluster.
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The short- and long-term benefits of stocking up on must-have shop safety equipment

Oct. 24, 2023
It’s time to drop the “it won’t happen to me” mentality. It's time to get organized and ensure you have the right safety equipment must-haves around your shop to keep you and ...
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8 Tips for Selling Alignment
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Selling Wheel Alignment 101: A guide for auto shops

Oct. 18, 2023
As an automotive shop, effectively selling wheel alignment to customers is not only a service but also a value-added solution that benefits both your business and your clients...
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A diagnostic scan tool is needed to not only get diagnostic trouble codes and data but also for bidirectional controls to assist in bleeding cooling systems.
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Do you want to dive into the hybrid and EV repair market? Tools and equipment might not be as expensive as you think.

Oct. 12, 2023
Training is an essential tool when looking to service hybrid and electric vehicles.
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why charge your jump starter if the light is still green
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Green light is on — Why am I charging?

Oct. 10, 2023
Even if your jump starter says it has a full battery, there's a difference between fully charged and charged enough to make the light green, so do yourself a favor and regularly...
Hit the brakes with a hybrid/electrified vehicle: Regenerative system or mechanical system, which one is it?
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Hit the brakes with a hybrid/electrified vehicle: Regenerative system or mechanical system, which one is it?

Sept. 15, 2023
The next time a customer arrives with regenerative braking concerns, don't just push them down the road as you are passing up an easy service in most cases.
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DPF regeneration: Passive, active and manual regeneration

Aug. 28, 2023
Diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration is a critical procedure that lowers harmful emissions while maintaining the performance of diesel engines. In this article, Keith ...
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Right to repair
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Exploring the new Right to Repair Pact: Balancing OEM concerns and the needs of automotive and commercial vehicle repair shops

Aug. 9, 2023
Brian Herron, president and CEO of Opus IVS states his thoughts on the new Right to Repair Pact and what this means for the automotive industry.
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Top 5 ways a cloud-based shop management system can grow your business

Aug. 2, 2023
This solution opens the door to improving daily operations, preventing losses in money, time, and reputation through several benefits, including increased efficiency, improved...
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5 battery testing basics you should know

July 20, 2023
If you're new to the automotive repair world or even just looking to brush up on your battery testing skills, these few tips can get you a long way.
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What is proxi alignment?

July 20, 2023
In the United States, proxi alignment may be a lesser-known term, compared to the U.K. market, but there are a variety of car manufacturers that require it. Here's a deeper dive...
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Should you buy a franchise?

July 7, 2023
If you're looking to become a mobile tool distributor or maybe just looking to change who you run your route through, it's important to understand what a franchise is and what...