A technician working on vehicles is a nobrainer when it comes to operations at a service repair shop. But as a shopowner, what are you working on? One of the most important jobs you have is tomake sure your customer is satisfied and that they return to your shop in thefuture for additional repairs or
Beginning in 2011, HFO-1234yf was expected to come out on top as the new refrigerant of choice in Europe. While this issue may not affect repair shops and tire dealers in the U.S. for a while, some techs may already have seen HFO-1234yf systems, as European models begin the R-134a phase-out and make their way across the pond.
While we address some of the design technologies to the internal combustion engine as a means to improve fuel efficiency, one major factor geared toward improving engine fuel efficiency and reducing emissions is achieved through advances in engine oil. Currently, the International Lubricants Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC) is finalizing the latest next-generation of motor