Chris Crowell, Author at Tire Review Magazine
The Refrigerant Revolution

The new R-1234yf refrigerant is more than just a new jumble of numbers and letters on a label. For your shop, R-1234yf means several new procedures, a certification and new equipment in order to properly handle these new systems. The difference in handling and servicing between the R-1234yf and R-134a is flammability. Don’t be alarmed,

The Path to Shop Growth is Adaptable Leadership, Customer Service

The key to running a better shop is improving customer service and employing a motivated, professional team, with strategic leadership as the foundation. Strategic or “situational” leadership comes down to understanding others and adapting both service levels and management styles to accommodate each individual personality, says Kim Trochlil, national account manager for Leadership 3p, Minneapolis,

Wireless Signal

In order to properly service a tire pressure monitoring system, you must first understand the functionality of the system’s wireless signal. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there about the TPMS wireless signal, which could get in the way of your diagnostics and your ability to sell TPMS service. PMS wireless signal” will

Keeping Drivers Cool with Proper Maintenance

Spring has sprung, so that can only mean one thing: A smoking hot summer is just around the corner. So it’s a great time to remind customers that their air conditioning systems could use a little post-winter TLC. HVAC systems often fail because the air conditioning compressor fails. Not following the proper service procedures or