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Mass. Lawmakers Could End Right to Repair Impasse

A Boston Globe editorial suggests that the state legislature “might be able to break the stalemate.”

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Video: The Dirty Truth About Clogged Cabin Air Filters

A customer says their heater isn’t working. Could the cabin air filter be the culprit? This video is sponsored by MAHLE.

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AutoZone Fiscal 2019: Commercial Growth ‘Robust,’ DIY Business Steady as Sales Jump 6%

AutoZone is ringing in its fiscal new year with plenty to toast, after the company reported record sales and continued to make inroads with commercial customers during its fiscal 2019, which ended Aug. 31.

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Counter Intelligence: Brake-Hardware Selling Tips

Replacing the brake hardware with every brake job is a simple and inexpensive way to extend the life of new brakes. Whether your customer is a professional technician or a DIYer, make sure they purchase a complete brake-hardware kit to get the job done right.

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Talking Parts: Why You Should Recommend OE-Quality Automotive Bearings

From time to time, there might be situations where you can help a customer save some money by recommending a less expensive option for a part or service. Here’s the bottom line: Don’t go cheap on bearings.

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Talking Parts: Choosing the Right Seal for Wheel Bearings

Seals are a key component of the wheel-bearing system. When seals fail, it’s usually for one of several reasons. There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a seal.

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Talking Parts: What Are the Symptoms of a Bad Wheel Bearing?

A bad wheel bearing can make a number of unpleasant sounds. It’s important to have a bad wheel bearing replaced right away, because a bearing failure can cause the wheel or axle to dislodge from the vehicle.

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Tariffs and Trade Drama Aren’t Going Away Soon, AASA Panel Says

Regardless of whether the Trump administration can broker a trade deal with China, industry leaders have a message for the automotive aftermarket: Expect trade drama with China to be a fact of life for the next several years.

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