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AC Diagnostics: Troubleshooting Pressures and Temperatures
Sponsored by Transtar AC
Date: August 18, 2022

The most difficult AC complaints to resolve are the system blows warm, or the air is not as cold as it once was. The causes of the declining performance could be caused by a multitude of components and conditions. In a 45-minute webinar, the experts from Transtar AC will cover the possible causes of AC failure.

The training session will cover:

  • Interpreting high-side and low-side gauge pressures for:
    • Restrictions to refrigerant flow
    • Air or moisture trapped in the system
    • Incorrect refrigerant charge
    • Faulty or worn compressor
  • Measuring and understanding vent temperature drop
  • Troubleshooting automatic and dual-zone temperature control systems
  • Detecting air flow restrictions in condensers and evaporators
Rotating Electrical: Solving the “No Problem Found” (NPF) Return
Sponsored by Advance Professional
Date: August 25, 2022

Alternators have historically been one of the highest returned “No Problem Found” parts in our industry. For shop owners, this means reduced efficiency, unnecessary operating costs, and reduced customer satisfaction. This webinar will discuss how you can avoid the unneeded parts returns and more accurately diagnose today’s charging systems.

Join us as we cover:

  • New system technology
  • Diagnostic approach
  • Old vs. new control system operation
  • Alternative tools
On-Demand Webinars
Matching the Oil With the Engine
Sponsored by Valvoline Inc.
Date: July 28, 2021

In the service information or owner’s manual, you may see several specifications for engine oil, along with a lot of fine print or warnings. Not using the correct oil can damage and engine and leave the shop on the hook for the bill. In this 45-minute webinar, we will cover how to select the correct oil grade, viscosity and OE certification. Also, you will learn about new oil specifications from the OEMs and trade associations.

Rethinking the Oil Change
Sponsored by Valvoline Inc.
Date: July 22, 2021

At some shops, an oil change is treated as a burden rather than an opportunity. The reality is an oil change is a way to build customer loyalty and drive revenue. In this 45-minute webinar, we look at how the average shop can build its oil change business with better products and processes.

Shift Your Shop's Marketing Into Drive with Proven Paid Search Strategies
Sponsored by Autoshop Solutions
Date: June 29, 2021

Pay-per-click (PPC) marketing promotes your business through digital ads targeted to your local area. There are many ways to run paid advertisements online, including paid search for search engines, or display ads for Facebook. Some channels work better for the automotive industry than others. Attend this free class to learn how to get a new marketing program off the ground, or to enhance your existing campaigns.

Rear Axle Wheel Bearing Replacement Revolution
Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN
Date: June 09, 2021

Rear solid axles never went away, they evolved. New bearing designs, wheel speed sensors and advanced limited-slip, air locker differentials have added new wrinkles to the repair process. Servicing these axles represents a significant opportunity for shops.

In a 45-minute webinar, experts from BCA Bearings will cover what it takes to service a rear axle’s bearings and how to increase your productivity when doing these jobs.

Using the Right Jack or Jack Stand for the Job
Sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment
Date: June 17, 2021

It’s a no-brainer—use the proper tools to do a job and you’ll get it done faster, better, and safer. For example, you wouldn’t use wood blocks or other improper items to hoist a transmission or axle assembly into place. You would use the right jack or jack stand for the task.

This webinar will cover the use of specialized jacks and jack stands including transmission jacks, portable truck and lift jacks, and under-hoist stands. We’ll also cover proper operation, safety precautions, and maintenance.

TPMS Fundamentals: All You Need to Know About Troubleshooting and Servicing TPMS
Sponsored by Schrader TPMS Solutions
Date: May 26, 2021

TPMS service is a simple process that, unfortunately, can easily become overcomplicated. What is the difference between various TPMS sensors on the market? How do you choose the best sensor-type for your business? How do you service TPMS properly and efficiently? Which programming tools should you use? What is the difference between programming and relearning? So many questions, right?!

Schrader's Technical Training Team Lead and TIA-Certified Instructor, Yanick Leduc, will guide the audience through the most important best practices concerning TPMS service and answer any specific questions through a live Q&A.

Installing a Compressed Air System for Your Shop
Sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment
Date: May 25, 2021

Having a way to route clean compressed air where you need it is critical to a well-functioning shop. A quality compressed air system can extend the life of your air compressor and air tools and make your shop a safer place to work. That improves productivity and your bottom line.

If you don’t have a compressed air system or it’s time to upgrade the one you have, this webinar will walk you through everything you need to know.

Key Points
• An overview of the current pipe options for compressed air systems
• Key components to look for when shopping for a new compressed air system
• Tips and required tools for installation
• How to maintain and expand your compressed air system

Why Are You Afraid to Recommend New Shocks and Struts? Consulting Customers on Shocks and Struts
Sponsored by GSP
Date: May 11, 2021

What is the one service your shop offers that can improve the braking, acceleration and handling of any car or truck? The answer is simple, shock and strut replacement. But why is this so hard to communicate to your customers? In a 45-minute webinar, we will teach you how to communicate to your customers the value of strut and load strut replacement. We will discuss how to consult your customers about the current condition of their vehicle’s suspension and the benefits of new units.

Fuel Pump Diagnostics and Repair: From Tank to the Rail
Sponsored by GMB
Date: April 15, 2021

With modern fuel systems, the relationship between the fuel pump and fuel rail is more complex than ever. The challenge is the sensors, modules and computer code that manage pressure and volume from the fuel pump. In an 45-minute webinar, we will cover what it takes to diagnose fuel pump and fuel system issues in a late-model vehicle.

Our experts will cover the complete fuel system from the tank to the rail for more effective diagnostic procedures, confirmed faults and lower replacement times. The presentation will also cover direct-injection vehicles and the relationship between the in-tank pump and the high-pressure fuel pump on the engine.

Are We Done Yet? An Intro to Preparing Your Diagnostic Process
Sponsored by OPUS IVS
Date: April 29, 2021

Diagnosing a vehicle can be a challenging undertaking. You'll save a lot of time and frustration if you build and follow a methodical diagnostic process. This free introductory webinar will focus on a series of steps and test procedures to implement into your workflow at the beginning of every repair to avoid misdiagnosis.

During this webinar you'll learn a defined 3-step process that will help guide you. Our presenter will share technical resources and discuss a few diagnostic case studies.

Topics covered:
• Basic Electrical Diagnostics
• Voltage Dropping
• How to Properly Read a Wire Diagram
• Scan Codes & Proper Research
• Understanding Your Process

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