Technical

The Sea of Specs: Why It’s Important to Use the Oil Recommended by the OEM

The Sea of Specs: Why It’s Important to Use the Oil Recommended by the OEM

We’ve all been there: A customer pulls up to have his oil changed. The service writer looks and sees that ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Honda Accord

Tech Spec: 2018 Honda Accord

First introduced to American car buyers in 1976, the Honda Accord is the second-longest-running automotive nameplate in Honda’s history, after ... Read More
Is There a New MVAC Regulation in Your Future?

Is There a New MVAC Regulation in Your Future?

Motor vehicle air conditioning (MVAC) is an almost universal part of the modern automotive scene. When the temperature is over ... Read More
A “Direct” Solution to a Widespread Problem

A “Direct” Solution to a Widespread Problem

Unintended consequences are everywhere. Everyday actions, as well as design considerations, often precipitate other actions that were not planned or ... Read More
Caution the Five Percent

Caution the Five Percent

Why the US may soon move to mandatory E15 fuel and the effect it will have on today’s engines. According ... Read More
No Dipsticks Allowed: A Guide to Transmission Services Without Dipsticks

No Dipsticks Allowed: A Guide to Transmission Services Without Dipsticks

Out with the old, and in with the new. “Oil pressure up, checking transmission fluid (pulls dipstick and stares at ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

Tech Spec: 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

Nautilus, Lincoln’s newest entry into the midsize luxury SUV market, debuted with a new turbocharged engine lineup and a standard ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Kia Stinger

Tech Spec: 2018 Kia Stinger

Kia Motors has followed through on the promise of a production model of the GT Concept. The all-new 2018 Kia ... Read More
After The Warranty Expires

After The Warranty Expires

Do Customers Still Have to Use the OEM Recommended Oil? OEM recommendations have forced auto maintenance and fast lube shops ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Tech Spec: 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep’s iconic Wrangler is all-new for the 2018 model year. The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler delivers legendary off-road capability courtesy ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 GMC Terrain

Tech Spec: 2018 GMC Terrain

GMC redesigned its premium compact SUV for the 2018 model year. The all-new SUV features the widest range of choices ... Read More
Spotlight on Oil Filters

Spotlight on Oil Filters

Much like the average consumer’s misperception of synthetic motor oil vs. conventional motor oil, many drivers think of oil filters ... Read More
To Idle or Not to Idle in Winter Weather

To Idle or Not to Idle in Winter Weather

How to Educate Drivers on Why “Warming Up the Car” Isn’t Necessary and May Be Illegal Last winter’s “Arctic Blast” ... Read More
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