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If You’re in Mechanic School, Look for These Signs in a Vehicle when Considering a Brake Replacement

November 19, 2020

One of the most important components on a vehicle is its braking system, the crucial mechanism that drivers depend upon for the sharp stopping response needed to prevent collisions and to keep everyone in the vehicle safe. Yet many car owners fail to recognize the early signs of wear and tear that indicate there may

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If You’re in Mechanic School, Don’t Miss These Facts About the 2021 BMW X5

October 29, 2020

Taking the kids to soccer practice just got a whole lot quicker. For those looking for a luxurious, powerful vehicle that can fit the whole family, the 2021 BMW X5 is a pretty perfect option. Competing with models like the Porsche Cayenne, the Acura MDX, and the Audi Q7, the BMW X5 is proving to

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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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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 Everyone in Automotive College Should Know About Jaguar Land Rover’s Touchless Touchscreen

August 6, 2020

The future is here—and Jaguar is fully embracing it. British automaker Jaguar Land Rover has developed an intriguing new technology for its vehicles, and is developing it in collaboration with the University of Cambridge. Their new touchless touchscreens, known at present as “predictive touch” technology, are built to anticipate what the driver might choose on

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Thinking About an Automotive Mechanic Career? Check Out Our Top Customer Service Tips

May 21, 2020

The success of your mechanic career is not just determined by your ability to fix cars – it is also determined by the customer service you provide.  Having a car break down or discovering a problem is generally not a fun experience for your clients. But if you listen carefully to their needs, and clearly

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3 Different Kinds of Tires You Need to Know for Mechanic School

April 23, 2020

When determining which tires are best for a car, there’s plenty you need to keep in mind. Are these tires better for a specific season, or can they be used year-round? Are they manufactured for certain vehicles? What are the tires’ tread patterns? What’s the overall nature of their construction? Once you’ve found the answers

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In Mechanic School? Here’s Why Driving on Bald Tires is Dangerous

February 6, 2020

As your car travels more and more miles,its tires will slowly but surely start to wear down. All road car tires have ‘treads’, which are the part of the tire that contacts the ground. New tires have a deeper tread,but as they wear down over time, the tread becomes shallower. This affects a car’s grip

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Want to Go to Auto Mechanic College in 2020? Here’s How to Manage the Transition

January 2, 2020

If you have been out of school for a long time, or if you are going from high school to college, the idea can be both intimidating and exciting. However, when you know you enjoy working on cars and you’re headed to a program that will help you become a car mechanic, the transition might

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In Mechanic School? Your Childhood Dreams Have Come True With the Bugatti Baby II

October 24, 2019

As part of its 110th birthday celebration, Bugatti created a tiny, child-sized car with fancy features and a classic look. While this may be a kiddie car, it’s a far cry from its foot-to-floor powered plastic competitors. This car features a real electric powertrain and multiple driving modes. Another distinguishing feature of this luxury vehicle

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