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Straight Talk About Right To Repair

Straight Talk About Right To Repair

Author: Justin Boyle

Lawmakers in Maine hold hearings about right to repair legislation, and the Massachusetts legislature has already passed it into law. Do you know what right to repair might mean for you and your local shop?

50 Years Of The Mustang 5.0

50 Years Of The Mustang 5.0

Author: Justin Boyle

Gearheads everywhere love looking at, working on and dreaming about the Mustang 5.0. Find out why mechanics find it so inspiring and where this legend's legacy has taken it in 50 years.

Most Challenging Car Problems

Most Challenging Car Problems

Author: Holly Johnson

Mechanics often see the same automotive problems on a daily basis. Learn what problems are the most common and what auto mechanics need to do to fix them.

Frighteningly Simple Car Problems: Timing Belts and Thrown Rods

Frighteningly Simple Car Problems: Timing Belts and Thrown Rods

Author: Justin Boyle

You probably know that the timing belt keeps engine components moving at just the right intervals to keep the system running, but do you know all the spectacular ways it can fail? Timing belts and thrown rods don't always appear together, but they can be a dream team of engine destruction.

The New Auto Mechanic: Computer Savvy Problem Solver

The New Auto Mechanic: Computer Savvy Problem Solver

Author: Kay Easton

Learn more about today's auto mechanics. Modern automotive technicians still fix cars, but they're miles away from their 1960s counterparts in terms of the technical, mechanical and computer knowledge they are required to have to work on hybrid, alternate fuel and electric vehicles.

Is Employer Reimbursement Available for Tuition for Mercedes-Benz Training?

Is Employer Reimbursement Available for Tuition for Mercedes-Benz Training?

Is it possible to get trained to work on legendary Mercedes-Benz engines and vehicles without paying a single dollar out of pocket? Read on to find out if the right employer might help finance your education as a certified Mercedes-Benz technician.

What Exactly Does An Auto Technician Do?

What Exactly Does An Auto Technician Do?

Today's auto garages and service bays contain so much specialized knowledge and equipment they likely have more in common with science labs than the grease-spot repair shops of old. Here's a primer on the work that a modern mechanic really does.

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