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Video: Is the Air Filter Affecting Engine Performance?

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer tells you how to spot if an air filter is affecting an engine’s performance, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: Why Do Oil Filters Have Anti-Drain Back Valves?

For spin-on filters, it’s a rubber-like membrane on the inner side of the can. This video is sponsored by FRAM.

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Video: Clean the Fuel Tank Before Replacing the Pump

Sediment, rust and debris from the pump can get into the tank and kill the fuel pump. This video is sponsored by Carter.

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Video: Servicing R1234yf A/C Systems

With warmer, summer weather ahead, Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle gives you tips on servicing your customers’ A/C systems, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: Alternator and Battery Testing

With summertime right around the corner, Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle explains why your customers’ battery and alternator need to be up to the task, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: Choose Your Spark Plug Wisely

Tire Review’s David Sickels has tips to tell which spark plug is best for the situation, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: Installation Trick for Tough Cabin Air Filters

In this video, Andrew Markel shows you an installation trick and tool made from zip ties and rubber bands.

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Video: Spark Plug Mistakes and Recovery

In this video, Babcox Media’s Andrew Markel discusses a recent mistake he made installing a spark plug and how he recovered.

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Video: Should You Use Anti-Seize on Spark Plugs?

The nickel coating on most modern spark plugs provides added protection from seizing in aluminum cylinder heads and has made anti-seize less important in spark plug installations.

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Video: Can You Replace Spark Plugs on a Hot Engine?

Installing a spark plug with the engine hot can change the torque specification. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

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Better Engines Need Better Filters

Neglected oil change intervals can ruin even the best engine oils and filters.

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Video: Better Engines Need Better Filters

Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle and Donny Seyfer, co-owner of Seyfer Automotive Inc. in Wheat Ridge, CO, explain how to let customers know you’re using quality filters to protect their engine, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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