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Putting Yourself First For Safety

Policies and procedures are only as good as those following them.

Preparing for Hybrids and EVs

Prepare now to reassure your customers that your skills are up to the challenge. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Toyota Prius Battery Codes P0A7F, P2011 and P0A80

A second generation Toyota Prius is at least 12 years old and batteries may need to be replaced. Here’s what the codes mean.

Hybrids and Oil

Your customers’ choice of oil for their hybrid vehicles is crucial. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Service

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

Understanding EV, Hybrid Wheel Bearings (VIDEO)

One of the primary jobs for wheel bearings is to help support the weight of the vehicle. Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN

Hyundai Stop/Start System Problems

Specific conditions with the engine, transmission and brake system all have to be met for the ISG system to function.

VIDEO: Safe Brake Jobs On Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

The number of hybrid vehicles as well as maintenance needs keeps growing. This video is sponsored by Mitchell 1.

Toyota Regenerative Braking System

The brake system of a hybrid may have multiple components to perform regenerative braking and pedal simulation.

VIDEO: Hybrids and EVs Have Two Batteries

The 12-volt battery powers the conventional automotive systems. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Hybrid Maintenance: Fluid Service Considerations

Does the phrase “hybrid fluid maintenance” scare you? It shouldn’t. With more than 4 million hybrids on the road, and many of your customers considering purchasing one, servicing hybrid vehicles is in your future.

Hybrids And Electrics: The Future Of Your Shop

The type of work you are going to be seeing is changing as the vehicle mix begins to evolve toward more electric and hybrid vehicles, as well as cars with small, turbocharged engines.