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Another Battery Change Surprise
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Another Battery Change Surprise

We have discussed the unexpected consequences of battery changes several times in the past. Here’s a new one on us, provided by Douglas from Miami, Florida. In this tech tip, […]

Charging GM Vehicles Equipped with Stop-Start
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Charging GM Vehicles Equipped with Stop-Start

We have discussed the service implications of Stop-Start Systems on several occasions, but we weren’t aware of the importance of following a key charging best practice until we saw this […]

Enhanced Flooded Batteries are Here
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Enhanced Flooded Batteries are Here

In 2014, we upgraded our digital tester offering to address two varieties of Start-Stop batteries. The first battery type, the Start-Stop AGM battery, saw widespread use in North America starting […]

Don’t Forget the Reinstall!
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Don’t Forget the Reinstall!

Here’s a great reminder about the importance of ensuring that everything removed from the vehicle during a repair or service is reinstalled prior to sending the vehicle on its way. […]

Time Saving Alternator Tip
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Time Saving Alternator Tip

Here’s a great tip to help you save time and effort when diagnosing a locked up engine. Brooks from Texas shares the cautionary tale of his own vehicle and how […]

Another Misfire Mystery Solved
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Another Misfire Mystery Solved

More fun with misfires! Last month, it was an early-OBDII Honda misfire. This month, it’s a domestic. Tim from Texas provides a very useful, quick tip for anyone trying to […]

Solved Honda Misfire
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Solved Honda Misfire

Here’s a great tip for anyone working on early OBDII Hondas, trying to resolve a misfire diagnosis, posted by Rudy from Montebello, CA. The issue is that these vehicles are […]

The DVOM Alone May Not Be Sufficient
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The DVOM Alone May Not Be Sufficient

You get a vehicle into the shop with a driveability complaint. As soon you start investigating, you see a hack. You strongly suspect it could be related to the problem. […]