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What’s the Difference Between OBD and OBD II? A Look for Students at Auto Mechanic School

October 22, 2020

When something goes wrong in a vehicle, how is a driver alerted, and how do they know when it’s time to let a mechanic take over? On board diagnostics systems, or OBDs, are the computerized systems responsible for diagnosing a problem with a vehicle via scanning technology, whether it’s with the engine, the tire pressure,

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Major Differences Between Electric and Gasoline Powered Vehicles for those in Auto Mechanic School

October 15, 2020

As the electric vehicle (EV) continues to evolve and flourish in the marketplace, the prices of these eco-conscious vehicles are coming down all the time, making them more alluring to buyers. Of course, up-front costs are not the only consideration a buyer should factor in when pondering whether to purchase an electrically powered vehicle over

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Want to Attend Mechanic School? Here’s What You Should Know About the 2022 Ford Fusion Active

October 8, 2020

If this is Ford’s last Fusion vehicle, it looks like they’re making it count. After announcements that they would be phasing out the Fusion lineup, Ford shocked customers and fans with the Fusion Active. Little is known about the car, which will be an ambitious combo between a station wagon and a sedan. That said,

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Want to Become a Mechanic? This Is What You Need to Know About the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

October 1, 2020

Ever since Ram offered a tantalizing look at its concept TRX in 2016, the automotive world has waited with bated breath to see if reality could meet fantasy. The all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has lived up to all those expectations and maybe even some more, delivering a staggering 700-plus hp under a strikingly buff

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5 Facts About Engine Replacements for Those in Mechanic School

September 24, 2020

Replacing an engine, or repowering, is a great way to extend a vehicle’s life without the expense of buying a new one. Although engine replacements can be expensive, it’s usually cheaper to get one while keeping an existing vehicle. If done correctly, they’re a worthy investment. Because it’s such a vital part of an automobile,

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Want to Become a Mechanic? Here’s What You Need to Know About the 2020 Cadillac CT5

September 17, 2020

With the task of replacing Cadillac’s discontinued ATS and CTS sedans, the all-new 2020 CT5 is also the American luxury carmaker’s hope for battling the BMW 5, Audi 6, and other favourites in the midsize luxury sedan niche. With three trim levels to choose from, a substantial drivetrain on each, and loads of appealing add-on

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How Do You Care for a Vintage Car? What Those in Auto Mechanic School Should Know

September 10, 2020

There’s something unmatched about cruising around in a piece of history. People have all kinds of reasons for getting a vintage vehicle—maybe it reminds them of the old days, or a car a relative had once upon a time. Some have an appreciation for a certain era in automotive history, while others love the vintage

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What Those in Automotive Trade Schools Should Know About the 2021 Audi e-tron GT

September 3, 2020

The EV market is where it’s at in today’s auto industry, and many of the major car manufacturers have been doing their best to give Tesla a run for its money. Audi is no exception, and aims to please with its third production EV – one of a fleet of 20 new electric car designs

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A Quick Intro to Car Air Filters for Those Interested in Automotive College

August 27, 2020

Checking a car’s air filters is an important part of routine car maintenance—right alongside rotating the tires, checking the oil, and topping up the washer fuild. On average, air filters will be changed every 19,000 to 24, 000 km, depending on the car owner’s manual and on the type of air filter in question Why?

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What Car Repair Experts Need to Know About Spark Plugs

August 20, 2020

Big things can come in a small package. Spark plugs may be fairly smallish in size, but they play a major role in helping cars operate efficiently and move from point A to B. By sending signals to generate sparks within the combustion chamber, spark plugs can help the car’s fuel be burned smoothly and

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