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BendPak Rolls Out Dannmar D4-12A Lift

BendPak Inc. has introduced its new Dannmar D4-12A alignment lift which can be used to perform two- or four-wheel alignments and general service work on cars, SUVs and light trucks weighing up to 12,000 pounds. 


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asTech Simplifies Complex Repairs

The asTech device simplifies the repair process by providing access to OEM and OEM-compatible diagnostic tools, ADAS insights and calibrations, and programming capabilities, all from a single solution for a more streamlined workflow.


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REDI-Sensor TPMS is Ready to Install

Choose Continental’s Next Generation REDI-Sensor SE10008 TPMS sensor and you’ll be ready to install right out of the box. REDI-Sensor SE10008 is a multi-application sensor that requires no added programming or cloning steps. 


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ADVICS Unveils Disc Brake Rotors

ADVICS ultra-premium disc brake rotors provide optimal performance and stopping power. Meticulously constructed using OE-quality precision machining, ADVICS rotors achieve tight, precise tolerances, maximum friction reduction and heat diffusion. 


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A Complete GDI Program from Standard

Built around all-new (never remanufactured) Injectors, Standard’s GDI Program also includes High-Pressure GDI Fuel Pumps, Fuel Injector Rail Kits, Fuel Pressure Sensors, GDI Fuel Feed Lines, Fuel Pressure Regulators, and Fuel Pressure Sensor Connectors. 


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Are You Ready for 800 Volts?

Education Is Key When Servicing EVs

This article will compare the low voltage system to the high voltage system and explain how a 12-volt brain can get confused. It is essential that you master the principles of electronic controls, reprogramming, oscilloscope usage, reading wiring diagrams and all aspects of electronic systems used in today’s modern vehicles in order to transition into high voltage systems.


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Mastering the Multimeter

Use All Functions to Your Advantage

All technicians are aware that the scan tool holds the No. 1 priority in our initial diagnostic strategies. In my personal experience, the No. 2 tool in diagnostics is the DVOM, known as the digital volt-ohm meter or multimeter. In the event of an electrical problem, the DVOM is the essential tool.


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Engine Oil Technology

There’s More to Consider Than Merely Viscosity Numbers

While the installation of the correct engine oil may not be an important item to a customer when they arrive at our shop for service, the type of oil that is installed in the engine is beyond important. As technicians it is our job to ensure that the correct engine oil is installed that will meet or exceed what the manufacturer expects.


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