Andrew Markel - Editor, Brake & Front End Magazine
Can You Lift It? What You Need to Know Before Losing Money

You can only make a few mistakes (see photo) with a lift before it costs more than the lesson is worth. What you don’t know can hurt you if you are using or even buying a lift. The first thing any tech must do is to know what they are lifting. If possible, look at

Rotors, Resurfacing and the Law: How the Glad/Midas Lawsuit Will Change How You Sell Brakes

After a four-year undercover investigation, the California Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) settled the case against Mike Glad, the owner of 22 Midas shops, for charging customers for unnecessary repairs and using deceptive advertising. The $1.8 million settlement also prevents Glad from owning or operating a repair shop in the state. The initial lawsuit sought

Fleeting Moment: Tap Into Wheel Bearing Service Opportunities Before They Disappear

You may only have one chance during a vehicle’s life to replace a sealed wheel bearing and hub assembly. Miss it, and it may be gone forever. That’s because the average life of these parts is 85,000 to 100,000 miles, even though most serviceable wheel bearings need maintenance every 25,000 to 30,000 miles or during

In Good Hands: Having The Right Insurance Can Help You Survive More Than One ‘What If’

In Good Hands Having The Right Insurance Can Help You Survive More Than One ‘What If’It’s said that when it comes to getting insurance, you’re simply betting that something bad will happen. True or not, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Having insurance is a must in order to stay in business. In today’s