June 2020 Archives - Import Car
2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Service

The Hyundai hybrid system has a motor control unit (MCU) and hybrid control unit (HCU).

Toyota Tech Tip: Odors In The A/C System

Toyota vehicles may exhibit odors naturally occurring from the HVAC system and/or related environmental factors.

Mercedes: Scale And Corrosion On Axle Hubs Cause Vibration, Judder

Failure to remove the corrosion/scaling may cause an excessive buildup.

Do You Speak FWD?

Our March 1988 issue explained some of the key phrases that technicians should know to speak the language like a native.

What Was That Bolt Sequence Again?

No doubt you have experienced this before while reassembling a cylinder head.

Brake Myths

These myths can hurt a technician’s ability to effectively diagnose and solve common brake problems.

Could COVID-19 Cause ‘Cash For Clunkers’ Comeback?

These are confusing times with no definite end on the horizon and no clear outcome in sight.

Prepare For R1234yf NOW

This “staggered” transition to R1234yf creates a problem for shops servicing these vehicles.

ADAS: Blind Spot Detection

These features are designed to save lives. An incorrect procedure may lead to an issue or problem that could cost everyone.

Don’t Take Yourself Out Of The EV Game Before It Begins

So what if you can’t sell an oil change to an electric car owner? Here are other opportunities that can’t be ignored.

‘Selling’ Ride Control Repairs

A visual inspection of the shocks and struts can tell you a lot about the ride control units.

Tech Tip: A/C Service With The R-1234yf Refrigerant

Vehicles with R-1234yf have different service fittings to prevent cross-contamination with different refrigerants.