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SEMA Issues Call for Speakers for Upcoming Trade Shows

As part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) initiative to provide live and virtual education to the automotive industry, SEMA is issuing a call for speakers for the SEMA Show, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and the association’s year-round virtual education program.


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Facepay Partners With Pit Crew CoOp

Facepay, a contactless pay technology, has partnered with Pit Crew CoOp to further encourage growth through established customer reward programs. Users of the 0% fee payment system can now add on a comprehensive rewards card program to encourage referrals and boost customer retention.


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Diagnosing a MOST Bus Code

When We Have a Failure to Communicate

Diagnostics can seem tricky and daunting at times. Just the sight of a “U” based code can be intimidating to even the best diagnostic technicians, but if a U0028:00 MOST bus code is set and you are dealing with the complaint of no center stack or no radio operation on a GM car or truck, where do you even start and what the heck is the MOST bus?


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Safeguarding Chrysler Secure Gateway From Cyber Attacks

Protecting SWG Vehicle Control Systems From Hackers

Just when you think you have the automotive industry figured out, another curveball comes your way.  The automotive industry continues to change and evolve at an alarming rate. In order to be successful in this industry,  you have to roll with the changes. If you don’t update, you will evaporate.  


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ASP's 10th Annual ‘Tips from Techs’ Feature!

Tidbits of Wisdom Shared Among Readers

In our 10th installment of Techs Helping Techs, we have the opportunity to allow our readers to share valuable information, for the benefit of all. We all run into diagnostic and repair instances wherein we discover a few tricks. Instead of keeping that valuable information to ourselves, sharing the tips and tricks helps everyone in the service industry to do a better job. Our thanks to those who submitted their experiences.


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Dana Offers Victor Reinz Wave-Stopper Gaskets

Dana Inc. has added Victor Reinz Wave-Stopper multi-layer steel (MLS) gaskets to its aftermarket portfolio, featuring Dana-patented technology designed to address the increased sealing requirements of head gaskets in today’s light and commercial diesel engines and forced-induction vehicles.


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Dana 60 Axles are Available for Jeep Gladiator JT

Dana Inc. has announced that Ultimate Dana 60 front and rear axles are now available for the Jeep Gladiator JT. Specially engineered to be a direct-fit, bolt-in solution, Ultimate Dana 60 axles are designed to give Jeep owners a performance advantage across even the most brutal terrain. 


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ASE Is Part of Ford Training Equivalencies

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) reports the Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) offers the Ford Accepted Service Training (FAST) Program, which provides technicians who have professional level Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications a shorter path to obtain course equivalency credit toward Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST). 


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