July 2020 Archives - Import Car
Subaru HVAC Diagnostics

On some more modern Subaru vehicles, you might be better off grabbing your scan tool.

New Motor Mount Technology

Engine speed is the primary input that determines the stiffness of the mount.

Subaru Tech Tip: Spiderwebs Blocking The Camera

If the webs can be removed without touching the camera lens, carefully remove them and reassemble the camera.

Land Rover Electronic Suspension Diagnostics

Air ride problems can turn on a warning on the dash and put the suspension into a safe mode.

Diagnosing Acura RDX Turbo System Problems

The wastegate prevents the turbo from exceeding maximum boost pressure.

Mini Water Pump Friction Wheel Drive System

The tensioner is able to disengage the water pump until the engine has reached a specific temperature.

Bleeding And Flushing Of ABS Systems

When debris gets trapped inside the ABS module, it can prevent the solenoids from fully closing after opening.

Limited-Slip Differentials And Diagnostics

There are several differential designs you might see in the field.

Want To Be A Shop Owner?

For some newly graduated technicians, the path to ownership of a brick and mortar repair shop will happen.

Don’t Forget To Say Thanks To Your Employees

Simple recognition is one of the simplest – and most effective – things you can do to boost morale.