A number of newspapers have endorsed “Question 1,” the item on Massachusetts’ upcoming ballot that if passed, would preserve independent auto service shops’ access to telematically transmitted repair and diagnostic data.
LeakFinder Universal AC Dye (LF1001) works with all automotive air conditioning systems containing R-134a, R-1234yf, or other widely used refrigerants, and will not affect system lubricant properties or change how the equipment works.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. ET entitled “Thermal Imaging Applications in a Transportation Environment.”
Continental Corp. has introduced a new line of original equipment windshield wiper systems replacement parts that are available directly to the aftermarket. Formerly dealer-only parts, the Continental program offers 20 part numbers of wiper motors and transmissions providing applications on import and domestics cars and light trucks from model years 2005-2020.
Dill Air Control Products has introduced its newest system in its tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) line-up: 1506-BAND. It makes ensuring proper tire pressure and temperature on a non-TPMS vehicle with dual rear wheels easy, says the company.
Mahle and Daimler AG have reached an agreement on access to the encoded OBD diagnostic ports of Mercedes-Benz vehicles. As a result, users of the Mahle TechPro or Brain Bee Connex diagnostic tools can now easily retrieve vehicle data via the cyber security feature.
Fall has arrived. The change of seasons means a change to business for many shop owners. This also is the time when many start thinking ahead strategically for the next year. One question that always seems to be top of mind with shop owners is what to do with your labor rate.
Robert Bosch LLC has released its new Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Body Electronics Catalog. Available in ACES format, this new catalog offers better visibility, fast, accurate information and access to application data and images for over 230 ADAS and body electronics parts.
The new Mastertech II vehicle communication interface (VCI) from Bosch is fully validated to operate with General Motors, Ford, FCA, Nissan/Infinity, Honda/Acura and Toyota/Lexus reprogramming applications.