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Attending Mechanic School? 5 Things That Can Drain a Car’s Battery

April 22, 2021

A battery is responsible for providing a vehicle with power, sending energy from the starter motor and enabling spark plugs to ignite the fuel. The battery also provides power to the air conditioning, lights, radio, and other essential elements. If a driver finds that their battery is draining abnormally, there are several possible causes of

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7 Reasons Why You Should Pursue an Automotive Mechanic Career

April 8, 2021

Anyone who has a love for cars, and an even bigger passion for fixing them, should consider a career as a mechanic. This type of career can provide many benefits for whoever pursues one, between the skills you learn on the job and the overall perks of working in this particular environment. With a can-do

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You’ll Want to Get Your Hands on the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor after Mechanic School

March 18, 2021

The latest member of the Ford F-series—the most popular collection of vehicles in Canada—is notable not only for its wildly high performance, but its impressive off-roading capabilities. The 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor marks the third generation of Raptors, which have been on the market since 2009. Inspired by the trophy trucks designed for Baja 1000

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What Mechanic School Students Will Want to Know About The Most Expensive Cars on Earth

March 11, 2021

Manufacturers have long been experimenting with the art of creating a luxurious, beautiful vehicle. While there are often only a few models of these vehicles made to make them ultra-exclusive, they’re admired around the world for their impressive speed, design, features and quality – and it sure is entertaining to explore the potential of these

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The Scoop on the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek for Students in Mechanic School

January 14, 2021

The Subaru Crosstrek is one the Japanese manufacturer’s many popular subcompact crossover SUVs. The 2021 model has arrived, and comes equipped with features to please any car enthusiast. Mechanic school students can especially appreciate how the new Crosstrek offers a choice between two available engines, a host of excellent safety features, a stronger chassis, and

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The Difference Between Car and Motorcycle Oil Explained for Those in Mechanic School

December 24, 2020

Whether someone is driving a car or a motorbike, they’ll need oil to keep it running smoothly. Although motorcycle and car oils are similar in a number of ways, certain factors make it easier to set them apart. That being said, be sure to understand the nuances between both, as drivers cannot use car oil

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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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