Many technicians start to feel uncomfortable about a diagnostic situation if the scanner only shows U-codes, but if the scanner powers up but will not communicate, that uncomfortable feeling intensifies.
Innova Electronics Corp. has produced its first diagnostic tablet, the Innova 7111 Smart Diagnostic System (SDS), to provide technicians with an efficient, all-in-one tool to help them fix problems on today's vehicles more easily.
Madison Heights is about 14 miles northwest of Detroit. Approximately 50% to 60% of Interstate Auto Care’s customer base is within a three-mile radius of Madison Heights, with the remainder within an hour’s drive.
Two brothers, Nolan and David Pike, started their repair business in 2011 as a mobile tech service. After about one year, business was booming, with the brothers deciding to move into a brick-and-mortar shop.
Jamie Carlson and her husband, Eric, have built a business over the past 25 years that attracts the highest caliber automotive professionals as well as a loyal following of customers throughout the Grand Rapids, Mich., market area. While Eric and the other ASE technicians handle the shop’s high-end service, Jamie’s mission is to continually strive to promote the shop and to elevate the image of automotive repair professionals.